The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 37 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.18% 4.01% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.31% 30.95% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£399 £364 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.74% +41.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £333 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £463 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +1.85%
SAN
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 42 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.59% 12.96% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 33
Average daily rate £347 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £125 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -52.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £13.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Nottingham region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Nottingham region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) VLAN
2 7 (58.33%) FCoE
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Clustering
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 5 (41.67%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) HPUX
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Juniper
4 4 (33.33%) Veritas
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) IPsec
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (33.33%) Network Design

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (25.00%) JBoss
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (25.00%) iPlanet
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
1 7 (58.33%) VLAN
1 7 (58.33%) FCoE
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (33.33%) IPsec
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 3 (25.00%) NAS
4 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) LDAP
6 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Voice Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) AIX Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Deskside Support
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Grid Computing
3 1 (8.33%) HACMP
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Celerra
3 1 (8.33%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
1 5 (41.67%) Solaris
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) AIX
2 4 (33.33%) HPUX
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) SUSE
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
1 4 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
2 3 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Development
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (25.00%) Korn
2 3 (25.00%) C-shell
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Samba
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Veritas
4 3 (25.00%) PlateSpin
4 3 (25.00%) Sun
4 3 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) Opsware
5 2 (16.67%) Cognos
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (8.33%) Brocade