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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 23 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing SAN 16 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.00% 3.17% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 18.52% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 2
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£400 £245 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% -34.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £230 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £375 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.27%
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
56 81 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 17.50% 17.12% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 47 7
Average daily rate £425 £286 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.47% -28.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 16 (59.26%) VMware
2 13 (48.15%) HP
3 12 (44.44%) ITIL
4 11 (40.74%) Cisco
5 10 (37.04%) EMC
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) Firewall
6 9 (33.33%) Connectrix
6 9 (33.33%) Brocade
6 9 (33.33%) Performance Management
6 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 7 (25.93%) NAS
7 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (22.22%) Blue Coat
8 6 (22.22%) ProxySG
8 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
8 6 (22.22%) Nortel Contivity
8 6 (22.22%) Change Control
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (22.22%) Wireless
8 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 6 (22.22%) Nortel
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) CCIE
8 6 (22.22%) CCNP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Lync
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
1 9 (33.33%) Connectrix
2 7 (25.93%) NAS
3 6 (22.22%) Nortel Contivity
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Server Support
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.70%) UNIX Support
5 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Statistics
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.70%) Clustering
1 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 6 (22.22%) Change Control
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) CCIE
2 6 (22.22%) CCNP
2 6 (22.22%) CCNA
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (22.22%) ProxySG
3 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.70%) vCloud
5 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) VMware
2 13 (48.15%) HP
3 11 (40.74%) Cisco
4 10 (37.04%) EMC
5 9 (33.33%) Brocade
6 6 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 6 (22.22%) Nortel
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) Dell
8 2 (7.41%) Citrix
8 2 (7.41%) IBM
9 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.70%) RightFax
9 1 (3.70%) Symantec
9 1 (3.70%) Websense
9 1 (3.70%) Sun
9 1 (3.70%) NetApp
9 1 (3.70%) Veritas
9 1 (3.70%) Red Hat