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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 18 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.73% 2.14% 2.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 7.50% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £375 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.38 £35.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-33.21% +59.09%
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
39 80 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 24.84% 28.57% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 49 22
Median daily rate £338 £260 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £449 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
2 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) e-Health
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) NetApp
4 4 (33.33%) CA
4 4 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
4 4 (33.33%) FlexPod
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (33.33%) FCoE
4 4 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) iPad
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) Back Office

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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (33.33%) FCoE
2 4 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Deskside Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Deskside Support
3 2 (16.67%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Brocade Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAN Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAN Storage Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) e-Health
2 4 (33.33%) FlexPod
3 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
5 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (25.00%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) VMS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Server Building
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) NCDA
3 1 (8.33%) CISA
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) CA
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) NetApp
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Brocade
3 2 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards