The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - 26 33
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 1.68% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 19.05% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £348 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -33.33%
SAN
Oxfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 21 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.45% 8.82% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 17
Average daily rate £348 £348 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £363 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.38% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £42.50 £24.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) OpenView
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (50.00%) Symmetrix
2 2 (50.00%) EMC Centera
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (25.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 2 (50.00%) Symmetrix
1 2 (50.00%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) HPUX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (25.00%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Novell
3 1 (25.00%) Kaseya
3 1 (25.00%) Dell