The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 61 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% 1.00% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 3.53% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £470 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £23.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+20.21% -2.08%
SAN
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
171 255 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.33% 28.21% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 84 81
Average daily rate £340 £351 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.99% +21.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £258 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.10 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £41.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (40.00%) Clustering
4 5 (33.33%) EMC
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) SCOM
5 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (20.00%) SCDPM
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (13.33%) BMC
7 2 (13.33%) Novell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) GroupWise
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (13.33%) Lync
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) VoIP
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (13.33%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) IMAP
2 2 (13.33%) POP3
2 2 (13.33%) SMTP
2 2 (13.33%) SNMP
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) OSPF
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.67%) IGRP
3 1 (6.67%) MGCP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Change Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Clustering
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) iSeries
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (13.33%) AS400
4 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) zOS
4 2 (13.33%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) WFM
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CCIE
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCTS
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCOM
2 3 (20.00%) SCDPM
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (13.33%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (13.33%) BladeLogic
3 2 (13.33%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) EMC
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) BMC
6 2 (13.33%) Novell
6 2 (13.33%) Lotus
7 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.67%) F5
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