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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 33 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.67% 0.75% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 4.00% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £25.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +17.64%
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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
84 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.00% 18.87% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 23
Average daily rate £296 £363 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.41% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
5 4 (30.77%) Back Office
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) NetApp
5 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) iPad
5 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Android
6 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
6 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) VBScript
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) LDAP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (30.77%) Back Office
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Deskside Support
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
1 4 (30.77%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Android
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) VBScript
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) IBM