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 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 33 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.30% 1.49% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.94% 7.41% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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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
81 54 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.30% 20.07% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 24
Average daily rate £425 £238 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -28.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +104.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 April 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 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
5 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
5 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (42.86%) Lync
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (42.86%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) XenApp
5 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
5 3 (42.86%) ProCurve
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (42.86%) Brocade
5 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (42.86%) Lync
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (42.86%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (42.86%) VLAN
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) SNMP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
1 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 3 (42.86%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
3 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
3 3 (42.86%) ProCurve
3 3 (42.86%) Brocade
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft