The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - 25 32
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 2.16% 3.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.43% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £445 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +56.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.88 £33.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.25% +20.90%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 53 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.95% 22.84% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 29
Median daily rate £363 £295 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.88% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £465 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for SAN.

1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) iPad
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Back Office
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) CA
4 2 (22.22%) CommVault
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) FCoE
4 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) e-Health
4 2 (22.22%) Brocade
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) FCoE
3 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Deskside Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Deskside Support
3 2 (22.22%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Backup Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAN Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAN Storage Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Storage and Backup Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (33.33%) iPad
3 2 (22.22%) e-Health
3 2 (22.22%) FlexPod
4 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
4 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (11.11%) VMS
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Brocade
2 2 (22.22%) CA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) CommVault
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards