The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 55 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.69% 3.36% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 17.48% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 2
Average daily rate £425 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £150 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £481 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +13.33%
SAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
91 143 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.69% 19.25% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 82 21
Average daily rate £320 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +106.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxford +6 3 £425 -10.52%
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) EMC
1 4 (44.44%) NetApp
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (22.22%) Software Distribution
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Nmap
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Python

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Software Distribution
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Hyperic
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) Nmap
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) EMC
1 4 (44.44%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Qualys
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat