The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 68 80 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs citing SAN 240 196 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.57% 2.19% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.11% 12.14% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 105 129
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £244 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 8 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +6.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -22.22%
SAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1831 1614 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.62% 18.03% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 701 604
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 167
Average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the South East region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the South East region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

SAN
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -15 66 £370 +3.49% 16
Surrey +34 61 £400 +11.11% 11
Berkshire -19 30 £419 -1.41% 14
East Sussex +11 26 £350 -3.51% 2
Oxfordshire -8 17 £150 -68.42% 2
West Sussex -14 17 £280 -22.75% 3
Buckinghamshire -8 12 £275 -8.33% 8
Kent +10 7 £488 +39.28% 3
Middlesex +6 2 £185 -40.80% 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 274 (56.26%) Windows
2 264 (54.21%) VMware
3 177 (36.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 170 (34.91%) Microsoft
5 167 (34.29%) Linux
6 162 (33.26%) HP
7 151 (31.01%) Active Directory
8 107 (21.97%) UNIX
9 99 (20.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 98 (20.12%) Clustering
11 94 (19.30%) SQL
12 93 (19.10%) DNS
13 91 (18.69%) Citrix
14 90 (18.48%) Firewall
14 90 (18.48%) Security Cleared
15 87 (17.86%) NAS
16 85 (17.45%) Cisco
17 84 (17.25%) MS Exchange
17 84 (17.25%) Windows Server 2012
18 81 (16.63%) Oracle
19 73 (14.99%) SC Cleared
20 72 (14.78%) ITIL
21 71 (14.58%) NetApp
21 71 (14.58%) Migration
21 71 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
21 71 (14.58%) vSphere
22 69 (14.17%) Fibre Channel
23 68 (13.96%) IBM
24 66 (13.55%) AIX
25 64 (13.14%) Perl

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 84 (17.25%) MS Exchange
2 55 (11.29%) IIS
3 29 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (4.93%) Apache
5 18 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 17 (3.49%) SharePoint
7 14 (2.87%) Tomcat
8 13 (2.67%) Lync
8 13 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.64%) GroupWise
11 7 (1.44%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (1.23%) JBoss
13 5 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (1.03%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.62%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.62%) SAS
14 3 (0.62%) TPMS
Applications
1 59 (12.11%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.49%) MS Office
3 9 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.62%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (4.31%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.05%) Maximo
3 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.44%) Office 365
4 6 (1.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 93 (19.10%) DNS
2 90 (18.48%) Firewall
3 87 (17.86%) NAS
4 69 (14.17%) Fibre Channel
5 60 (12.32%) WAN
6 50 (10.27%) iSCSI
7 48 (9.86%) TCP/IP
8 41 (8.42%) LAN
9 40 (8.21%) DHCP
10 28 (5.75%) VoIP
11 27 (5.54%) FCoE
12 26 (5.34%) Network Security
13 25 (5.13%) VPN
14 23 (4.72%) LDAP
15 20 (4.11%) SSL
16 19 (3.90%) SMTP
17 16 (3.29%) IPsec
18 12 (2.46%) ADSL
19 11 (2.26%) NetScaler
19 11 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.85%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.23%) MySQL
7 6 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.03%) DB2
8 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.62%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.62%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.62%) SQLPlus
10 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.62%) Wise Package Studio
1 3 (0.62%) Gerrit
1 3 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (0.62%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.41%) Subversion
3 1 (0.21%) YourKit
3 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.21%) Maven
General
1 52 (10.68%) Finance
2 13 (2.67%) Banking
3 9 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.82%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.62%) Publishing
6 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.41%) Military
7 2 (0.41%) Automotive
7 2 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.21%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Local Government
8 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (15.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (8.21%) Architect
3 37 (7.60%) Analyst
4 36 (7.39%) Administrator
4 36 (7.39%) Server Engineer
5 32 (6.57%) Storage Engineer
6 28 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
7 27 (5.54%) Systems Administrator
8 22 (4.52%) Support Engineer
9 21 (4.31%) Developer
10 20 (4.11%) Consultant
11 18 (3.70%) Network Engineer
11 18 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
12 17 (3.49%) Test Specialist
12 17 (3.49%) Infrastructure Architect
13 16 (3.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 14 (2.87%) Wintel Engineer
14 14 (2.87%) Project Manager
15 13 (2.67%) Support Analyst
15 13 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.31%) .NET
2 14 (2.87%) HTML
3 12 (2.46%) ASP.NET
3 12 (2.46%) JSP
4 9 (1.85%) Web Services
5 7 (1.44%) Middleware
6 5 (1.03%) SAML
7 4 (0.82%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.82%) Flash
7 4 (0.82%) XML
7 4 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.62%) ServiceStack
8 3 (0.62%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.41%) JSF
10 1 (0.21%) Spring Integration
10 1 (0.21%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.21%) J2EE
10 1 (0.21%) XSL
10 1 (0.21%) CSS
10 1 (0.21%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 98 (20.12%) Clustering
2 31 (6.37%) Replication
3 24 (4.93%) Private Cloud
4 22 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.29%) EqualLogic
7 14 (2.87%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.87%) HACMP
8 12 (2.46%) PKI
8 12 (2.46%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.44%) Device Driver
9 7 (1.44%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.23%) NHS
10 6 (1.23%) Open Source
11 5 (1.03%) EMC Centera
12 4 (0.82%) iSeries
12 4 (0.82%) DataPower
12 4 (0.82%) Symmetrix DMX
12 4 (0.82%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.82%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 274 (56.26%) Windows
2 167 (34.29%) Linux
3 107 (21.97%) UNIX
4 99 (20.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (17.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 66 (13.55%) AIX
8 59 (12.11%) Solaris
9 44 (9.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (5.13%) HPUX
11 15 (3.08%) Windows 7
12 12 (2.46%) Windows XP
13 10 (2.05%) Windows 2000
14 9 (1.85%) NetWare
15 4 (0.82%) Windows NT
15 4 (0.82%) SUSE
16 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.62%) zOS
16 3 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (14.78%) ITIL
2 71 (14.58%) Migration
3 39 (8.01%) Software Testing
4 31 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (5.95%) Capacity Management
6 28 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
7 25 (5.13%) Data Migration
7 25 (5.13%) Change Management
8 24 (4.93%) Project Management
8 24 (4.93%) Knowledge Management
9 23 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
11 20 (4.11%) Load Balancing
11 20 (4.11%) Service Management
12 19 (3.90%) Performance Testing
13 18 (3.70%) Change Control
14 17 (3.49%) Service Delivery
15 16 (3.29%) Software Engineering
16 14 (2.87%) Problem Management
16 14 (2.87%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 94 (19.30%) SQL
2 64 (13.14%) Perl
3 41 (8.42%) Shell Script
4 37 (7.60%) PowerShell
5 30 (6.16%) Java
6 22 (4.52%) C
7 21 (4.31%) Korn
8 17 (3.49%) Bash Shell
8 17 (3.49%) Python
9 15 (3.08%) VBA
10 14 (2.87%) C++
10 14 (2.87%) JavaScript
11 11 (2.26%) VB
12 10 (2.05%) VBScript
13 5 (1.03%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.03%) PHP
14 4 (0.82%) XPath
14 4 (0.82%) C#
15 3 (0.62%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (18.48%) Security Cleared
2 73 (14.99%) SC Cleared
3 47 (9.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (7.19%) MCSE
5 28 (5.75%) ISTQB
6 25 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 24 (4.93%) DV Cleared
7 24 (4.93%) Degree
8 22 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (3.49%) MCP
10 15 (3.08%) MCITP
11 13 (2.67%) CCNA
12 11 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 7 (1.44%) CCNP
13 7 (1.44%) MCTS
14 5 (1.03%) MCSA
15 4 (0.82%) CEH
15 4 (0.82%) ISEB
15 4 (0.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.87%) SLA
2 12 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.23%) QA
4 2 (0.41%) GxP
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 177 (36.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 151 (31.01%) Active Directory
3 71 (14.58%) vSphere
4 55 (11.29%) Hyper-V
5 35 (7.19%) VMware ESX
6 30 (6.16%) XenApp
7 20 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (3.49%) XenDesktop
9 11 (2.26%) Samba
9 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (2.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 10 (2.05%) Oracle Clusterware
10 10 (2.05%) GPFS
10 10 (2.05%) DFS Replication
11 9 (1.85%) NFS
11 9 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (1.03%) HDFS
12 5 (1.03%) KVM
12 5 (1.03%) Shibboleth
12 5 (1.03%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 62 (12.73%) SCCM
2 33 (6.78%) Tivoli
3 30 (6.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 24 (4.93%) SCOM
5 21 (4.31%) Nagios
6 16 (3.29%) NetBackup
6 16 (3.29%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (2.46%) WSUS
7 12 (2.46%) HP Data Protector
8 11 (2.26%) vMotion
8 11 (2.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 10 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (2.05%) Puppet
10 9 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (1.44%) SCSM
11 7 (1.44%) HP SIM
11 7 (1.44%) ARCserve
11 7 (1.44%) Netcool
11 7 (1.44%) OpenView
12 5 (1.03%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 264 (54.21%) VMware
2 170 (34.91%) Microsoft
3 162 (33.26%) HP
4 91 (18.69%) Citrix
5 85 (17.45%) Cisco
6 81 (16.63%) Oracle
7 71 (14.58%) NetApp
8 68 (13.96%) IBM
9 64 (13.14%) EMC
10 63 (12.94%) Red Hat
11 56 (11.50%) 3PAR
12 45 (9.24%) Veritas
13 43 (8.83%) Dell
14 36 (7.39%) Brocade
15 28 (5.75%) Sun
16 25 (5.13%) Juniper
17 15 (3.08%) Symantec
17 15 (3.08%) CommVault
18 12 (2.46%) Hitachi
19 10 (2.05%) SolarWinds
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ANSON MCCADE
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