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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 38 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.11% 3.69% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.33% 36.67% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate
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£347 £378 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.07% +37.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +3.00%
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
49 30 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.89% 10.07% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 35
Average daily rate £347 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.78% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £125 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
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 £11.00 £13.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £13.00 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) VLAN
2 6 (42.86%) FCoE
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Clustering
3 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) AIX
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) Veritas
4 4 (28.57%) IPsec
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (28.57%) NAS
4 4 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (14.29%) iPlanet
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) VLAN
2 6 (42.86%) FCoE
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) IPsec
4 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
4 4 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (28.57%) NAS
5 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 2 (14.29%) LDAP
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.14%) Nortel Contivity
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Administrator
1 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Voice Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) AIX Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Deskside Support
2 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Grid Computing
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) HACMP
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
1 5 (35.71%) AIX
1 5 (35.71%) Solaris
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) HPUX
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) SUSE
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Network Design
1 4 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) Korn
2 2 (14.29%) C-shell
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (14.29%) KVM
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (14.29%) NFS
3 2 (14.29%) Samba
4 1 (7.14%) ProxySG
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) Veritas
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) Cognos
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Sun
5 2 (14.29%) PlateSpin
5 2 (14.29%) Opsware
5 2 (14.29%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 1 (7.14%) Nortel