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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 33 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.01% 0.40% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 1.61% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£388 - £345
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.32%
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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
95 62 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 31.88% 24.80% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 26 39
Average daily rate £325 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £113 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 £21.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -55.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.79 £18.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 January 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) iPad
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) Android
5 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
5 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 3 (27.27%) Back Office
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) VBScript
5 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) NetApp
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) HP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Back Office
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Deskside Support
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) iPad
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Android
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
1 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) IBM