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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 43 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.29% 1.75% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 17.39% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£313 £348 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +26.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £342
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+46.73% -8.00%
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
31 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.06% 10.04% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 17
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) HPUX
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (50.00%) Windows NT
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) OpenView
3 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (50.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (50.00%) Symmetrix
3 2 (50.00%) EMC Centera
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (25.00%) Meru Networks
4 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 2 (50.00%) Symmetrix
1 2 (50.00%) EMC Centera
1 2 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
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
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) OpenView
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Meru Networks
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) ProCurve