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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 36 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.64% 5.15% 5.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 31.48% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
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£350 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £253 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.77% -
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
70 54 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 16.43% 16.36% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 22
Average daily rate £313 £299 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -8.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.97 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -2.38%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014, 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 18 (85.71%) VMware
2 15 (71.43%) HP
3 13 (61.90%) Cisco
3 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 13 (61.90%) NAS
4 12 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (57.14%) Wireless
4 12 (57.14%) Blue Coat
4 12 (57.14%) ProxySG
4 12 (57.14%) Nortel Contivity
4 12 (57.14%) Load Balancing
4 12 (57.14%) ITIL
4 12 (57.14%) CCIE
4 12 (57.14%) CCNP
4 12 (57.14%) CCNA
4 12 (57.14%) Nortel
4 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 11 (52.38%) Change Control
6 8 (38.10%) Degree
7 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Migration
8 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (19.05%) UNIX
8 4 (19.05%) Solaris
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
9 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 3 (14.29%) AIX

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
1 13 (61.90%) NAS
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (57.14%) Wireless
2 12 (57.14%) Nortel Contivity
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) AIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) HACMP
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) UNIX
1 4 (19.05%) Solaris
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) AIX
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) HPUX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) Change Control
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Line Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) CCIE
1 12 (57.14%) CCNP
1 12 (57.14%) CCNA
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
1 12 (57.14%) ProxySG
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) NFS
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.76%) vCloud
5 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.76%) PowerHA
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) VMware
2 15 (71.43%) HP
3 13 (61.90%) Cisco
4 12 (57.14%) Blue Coat
4 12 (57.14%) Nortel
4 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (14.29%) Veritas
6 3 (14.29%) EMC
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
8 1 (4.76%) Sun
8 1 (4.76%) Dell
8 1 (4.76%) NetApp
8 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds