The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 36 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.46% 5.32% 4.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.64% 31.75% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £237 £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
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
81 63 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 16.95% 16.76% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 29
Average daily rate £313 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £163 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.38%
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 £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 7 £350 -8.49% 2
SAN
East Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) HP
3 13 (65.00%) NAS
4 12 (60.00%) Nortel Contivity
4 12 (60.00%) Load Balancing
4 12 (60.00%) Blue Coat
4 12 (60.00%) ProxySG
4 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 12 (60.00%) Wireless
4 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (60.00%) CCIE
4 12 (60.00%) CCNP
4 12 (60.00%) CCNA
4 12 (60.00%) Nortel
4 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (60.00%) Cisco
4 12 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (55.00%) Change Control
5 11 (55.00%) ITIL
6 8 (40.00%) Degree
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (20.00%) UNIX
8 4 (20.00%) Solaris
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (15.00%) Veritas
9 3 (15.00%) EMC

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) NAS
2 12 (60.00%) Nortel Contivity
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) Wireless
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) AIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) HACMP
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
1 4 (20.00%) Solaris
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) AIX
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (55.00%) Change Control
2 11 (55.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Business Development
4 2 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) CCIE
1 12 (60.00%) CCNP
1 12 (60.00%) CCNA
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) ProxySG
1 12 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) NFS
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) PowerHA
5 1 (5.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) HP
3 12 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (60.00%) Nortel
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.00%) Veritas
5 3 (15.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) Sun
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds