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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 48 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 20 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.39% 1.19% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.81% 5.36% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £270 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £194 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+37.93% +1.16%
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
185 224 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.08% 22.27% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 75 71
Average daily rate £350 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.38 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.83% -4.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 January 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 January 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 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (36.67%) Clustering
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) Firewall
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco
4 9 (30.00%) MCTS
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (26.67%) DNS
6 7 (23.33%) POP3
6 7 (23.33%) SMTP
6 7 (23.33%) IIS
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL
6 7 (23.33%) HP
6 7 (23.33%) IMAP
6 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) MCITP
7 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (20.00%) Service Management
7 6 (20.00%) Novell
7 6 (20.00%) GroupWise
7 6 (20.00%) Lotus
7 6 (20.00%) IBM Notes
8 5 (16.67%) LAN
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) IIS
3 6 (20.00%) GroupWise
3 6 (20.00%) IBM Notes
4 4 (13.33%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (10.00%) Lync
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) DNS
3 7 (23.33%) POP3
3 7 (23.33%) SMTP
3 7 (23.33%) IMAP
4 5 (16.67%) LAN
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (13.33%) VoIP
5 4 (13.33%) WAN
6 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (6.67%) VLAN
7 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.33%) LDAP
8 1 (3.33%) VPN
8 1 (3.33%) DHCP
8 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) EDRMS
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Games
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Support Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) Validation
5 1 (3.33%) Network Design
5 1 (3.33%) Network Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (30.00%) MCTS
3 6 (20.00%) Degree
3 6 (20.00%) MCITP
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (13.33%) CCNP
6 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) CCIE
8 1 (3.33%) MCP
8 1 (3.33%) MCSE
8 1 (3.33%) MCSA
8 1 (3.33%) CCA
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.33%) CCNA
8 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) NFS
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas File System
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) Xen
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (23.33%) HP
5 6 (20.00%) Novell
5 6 (20.00%) Lotus
6 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.00%) F5
8 2 (6.67%) Citrix
8 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle
9 1 (3.33%) IBM
9 1 (3.33%) Symantec
9 1 (3.33%) EMC
9 1 (3.33%) Veritas
9 1 (3.33%) Juniper
9 1 (3.33%) NetApp
9 1 (3.33%) Infoblox
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