The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 28 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.93% 0.77% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.11% 3.23% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£285 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -28.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +1.12%
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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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 62 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.34% 23.94% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 21
Average daily rate £255 £363 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.65% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £27.75 £12.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.25% -65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £15.30 £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Slough

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) WAN
6 6 (42.86%) HP
6 6 (42.86%) NetApp
7 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (35.71%) LAN
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 3 (21.43%) MS Office
9 3 (21.43%) ITIL
9 3 (21.43%) WSUS
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
10 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (14.29%) Android
10 2 (14.29%) iPad
10 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
10 2 (14.29%) Back Office
10 2 (14.29%) Migration
10 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
10 2 (14.29%) Firewall
10 2 (14.29%) SQL
10 2 (14.29%) Linux
10 2 (14.29%) DHCP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.14%) Lync
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) DMZ
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Deskside Support
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) NetApp
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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