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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 44 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.40% 2.29% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.77% 23.81% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.48 £28.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +25.00%
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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
57 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.92% 9.63% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 10 5
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £295 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £25.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 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 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) Meru Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Apple