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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 50 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing SAN 17 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.29% 0.82% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.66% 9.30% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
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£150 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.42% +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -22.22%
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
116 43 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.65% 8.87% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 23 36
Average daily rate £375 £320 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% +5.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.09 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.20 £24.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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
Abingdon - 1 £150 -
Banbury - 1 £300 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Linux
3 20 (66.67%) VMware
4 19 (63.33%) Cisco
5 18 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (56.67%) UNIX
7 16 (53.33%) DNS
7 16 (53.33%) Network Security
8 15 (50.00%) WAN
9 13 (43.33%) Juniper
9 13 (43.33%) Load Balancing
10 12 (40.00%) ADSL
11 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (30.00%) EMC
13 8 (26.67%) HP
13 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
13 8 (26.67%) Firewall
14 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
15 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
15 6 (20.00%) Citrix
15 6 (20.00%) NAS
16 5 (16.67%) Migration
16 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (16.67%) NetApp
16 5 (16.67%) ITIL
17 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
17 4 (13.33%) VoIP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) DNS
1 16 (53.33%) Network Security
2 15 (50.00%) WAN
3 12 (40.00%) ADSL
4 8 (26.67%) Firewall
5 6 (20.00%) NAS
6 4 (13.33%) VoIP
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (10.00%) Internet
7 3 (10.00%) DHCP
8 2 (6.67%) SMTP
8 2 (6.67%) LDAP
8 2 (6.67%) OSPF
8 2 (6.67%) BGP
9 1 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 9 (30.00%) Development Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Support
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 3 (10.00%) Replication
1 3 (10.00%) CLARiiON
1 3 (10.00%) Symmetrix
1 3 (10.00%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Linux
3 17 (56.67%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.00%) HPUX
4 3 (10.00%) Windows NT
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.33%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Load Balancing
2 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Network Design
5 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.33%) People Management
7 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) CCNP
2 3 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
3 4 (13.33%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) OpenView
2 2 (6.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) Icinga
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) Cacti
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) VMware
2 19 (63.33%) Cisco
3 13 (43.33%) Juniper
4 9 (30.00%) EMC
5 8 (26.67%) HP
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) Citrix
7 5 (16.67%) NetApp
8 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
8 4 (13.33%) Kaspersky
9 3 (10.00%) 3PAR
9 3 (10.00%) IBM
10 2 (6.67%) Sun
10 2 (6.67%) Oracle
10 2 (6.67%) Veritas
10 2 (6.67%) Dell
11 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
11 1 (3.33%) Kaseya
11 1 (3.33%) CommVault
11 1 (3.33%) Novell