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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 43 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.55% 1.40% 4.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.28% 8.93% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £250 £388 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% -7.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
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
43 56 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 9.51% 15.73% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 9
Average daily rate £325 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 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 15 (75.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) ITIL
6 9 (45.00%) SQL
6 9 (45.00%) HP
6 9 (45.00%) Cisco
6 9 (45.00%) NetApp
6 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (35.00%) IBM
7 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (35.00%) EMC
7 7 (35.00%) vSphere
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (30.00%) Citrix
8 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) Replication
9 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
9 5 (25.00%) DHCP
9 5 (25.00%) Office 365
9 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (25.00%) Brocade
9 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) JBoss
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (20.00%) Converged Networks
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.00%) NAS
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) DB2
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) EMC Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) EMC Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) EMC Storage Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) HP Storage Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) HP Storage Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) IBM Storage Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) IBM Storage Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) SAN Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) SAN Support
3 4 (20.00%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Replication
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (20.00%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (15.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (15.00%) Web 2.0
5 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.00%) AIX
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Unix
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) Solaris
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
5 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) vSphere
3 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (20.00%) SRDF
5 2 (10.00%) XenApp
6 1 (5.00%) NFS
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.00%) SCOM
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 9 (45.00%) HP
3 9 (45.00%) NetApp
4 7 (35.00%) EMC
4 7 (35.00%) IBM
5 6 (30.00%) Citrix
6 5 (25.00%) Brocade
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
9 1 (5.00%) Advent
9 1 (5.00%) Dell