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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 48 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.21% 2.15% 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 18.00% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate £600 £399 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.19% +9.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +13.33%
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
23 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.80% 11.96% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 14
Average daily rate £400 £347 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.11% -13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £263 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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
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 30 April 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
6 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
7 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 1 (11.11%) CISSP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) SAN Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) SAN Support
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
1 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint