The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 26 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.99% 3.86% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 19.57% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 2
Average daily rate
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£319 £245 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.10% -8.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £226 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £294
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 £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 92 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 14.97% 19.74% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 55 7
Average daily rate £338 £290 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £372 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £13.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
SAN
East Midlands

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Nottinghamshire region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Nottinghamshire region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +9 10 £319 +30.10% 3
SAN
East Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 11 (50.00%) EMC
1 11 (50.00%) Connectrix
1 11 (50.00%) Brocade
1 11 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 11 (50.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL
4 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco
6 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) Firewall
7 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) MS Office
7 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
7 3 (13.64%) Dell
8 2 (9.09%) Citrix
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (9.09%) Middleware
8 2 (9.09%) IBM
8 2 (9.09%) LAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Connectrix
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Support
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX Support
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.55%) Statistics
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Network Management
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) vCloud
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
1 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) EMC
1 11 (50.00%) Brocade
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) Dell
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) IBM
8 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.55%) RightFax
8 1 (4.55%) Symantec
8 1 (4.55%) Websense