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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 71 90 59
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -31
Contract jobs citing SAN 255 186 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.55% 1.97% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.69% 10.98% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 95 138
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£390 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 7 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +1.85%
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
2010 1694 1667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.08% 17.91% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 751 694
Average daily rate £350 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 116 161
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.13 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.41% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -8 72 £375 +4.16% 22
West Sussex +10 47 £420 +18.30% 4
Surrey +20 43 £388 -3.12% 12
Berkshire -25 28 £419 +4.75% 21
Oxfordshire +3 25 £320 -5.18% 2
East Sussex +6 16 £275 -21.54% 9
Buckinghamshire -8 16 £425 +41.66% 5
Kent -3 3 £488 +23.80% 3
Middlesex +4 1 £185 -38.33%
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 267 (52.87%) Windows
2 258 (51.09%) VMware
3 181 (35.84%) Microsoft
4 172 (34.06%) HP
5 165 (32.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 161 (31.88%) Linux
7 146 (28.91%) Active Directory
8 111 (21.98%) UNIX
9 110 (21.78%) Clustering
10 94 (18.61%) SQL
11 92 (18.22%) Security Cleared
12 91 (18.02%) Citrix
13 90 (17.82%) Cisco
13 90 (17.82%) DNS
14 89 (17.62%) Windows Server 2008
15 83 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
16 82 (16.24%) MS Exchange
16 82 (16.24%) Firewall
17 77 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
18 76 (15.05%) Oracle
19 75 (14.85%) NAS
20 74 (14.65%) Migration
21 73 (14.46%) SC Cleared
22 72 (14.26%) MS Excel
23 71 (14.06%) ITIL
24 69 (13.66%) NetApp
25 68 (13.47%) IBM
25 68 (13.47%) AIX
26 66 (13.07%) EMC
27 62 (12.28%) Red Hat

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 82 (16.24%) MS Exchange
2 62 (12.28%) IIS
3 31 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (4.95%) Apache
5 19 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (3.37%) Lync
7 16 (3.17%) SharePoint
8 14 (2.77%) WebSphere
9 12 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (2.18%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.58%) GroupWise
12 7 (1.39%) IBM Notes
13 6 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.99%) JBoss
15 4 (0.79%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.59%) GlassFish
16 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 72 (14.26%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.56%) MS Office
3 9 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.59%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (5.74%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.19%) Maximo
3 3 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.39%) SaaS
3 7 (1.39%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 90 (17.82%) DNS
2 82 (16.24%) Firewall
3 75 (14.85%) NAS
4 60 (11.88%) WAN
5 59 (11.68%) TCP/IP
6 55 (10.89%) Fibre Channel
7 45 (8.91%) LAN
8 43 (8.51%) DHCP
9 40 (7.92%) iSCSI
10 28 (5.54%) Network Security
10 28 (5.54%) VoIP
10 28 (5.54%) VPN
11 25 (4.95%) LDAP
12 20 (3.96%) FCoE
13 18 (3.56%) SMTP
13 18 (3.56%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (3.17%) VLAN
14 16 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (3.17%) SSL
15 15 (2.97%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.78%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.78%) DB2
7 7 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.39%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.99%) MySQL
10 4 (0.79%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.59%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.40%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (0.40%) Gerrit
1 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.20%) YourKit
2 1 (0.20%) Maven
2 1 (0.20%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 58 (11.49%) Finance
2 12 (2.38%) Banking
3 10 (1.98%) Manufacturing
3 10 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 5 (0.99%) Multimedia
5 3 (0.59%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.59%) Back Office
6 2 (0.40%) Publishing
6 2 (0.40%) Automotive
6 2 (0.40%) Retail
7 1 (0.20%) Legal
7 1 (0.20%) Advertising
7 1 (0.20%) Games
7 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (14.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (8.71%) Analyst
3 41 (8.12%) Architect
4 35 (6.93%) Administrator
5 33 (6.53%) Server Engineer
6 25 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
6 25 (4.95%) Network Engineer
7 24 (4.75%) Storage Engineer
8 23 (4.55%) Consultant
9 22 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
10 21 (4.16%) Systems Engineer
10 21 (4.16%) Support Engineer
10 21 (4.16%) Developer
11 16 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 15 (2.97%) Infrastructure Architect
13 14 (2.77%) Test Specialist
13 14 (2.77%) UNIX Engineer
13 14 (2.77%) Wintel Engineer
13 14 (2.77%) Linux Engineer
13 14 (2.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.14%) .NET
2 22 (4.36%) HTML
3 18 (3.56%) ASP.NET
3 18 (3.56%) JSP
4 8 (1.58%) Middleware
5 5 (0.99%) Web Services
6 4 (0.79%) XML
6 4 (0.79%) Flash
6 4 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (0.79%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.59%) Application Packaging
7 3 (0.59%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.59%) SAML
8 2 (0.40%) SOAP
8 2 (0.40%) JSON
8 2 (0.40%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.40%) Ajax
8 2 (0.40%) ServiceStack
8 2 (0.40%) REST
9 1 (0.20%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 110 (21.78%) Clustering
2 34 (6.73%) Replication
3 24 (4.75%) Private Cloud
4 22 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.37%) PKI
6 15 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.57%) HACMP
8 10 (1.98%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (1.78%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.99%) EqualLogic
10 5 (0.99%) EMC Centera
10 5 (0.99%) DataPower
10 5 (0.99%) NHS
10 5 (0.99%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.99%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.79%) Device Driver
11 4 (0.79%) iSeries
11 4 (0.79%) CLARiiON
11 4 (0.79%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 267 (52.87%) Windows
2 161 (31.88%) Linux
3 111 (21.98%) UNIX
4 89 (17.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 68 (13.47%) AIX
8 44 (8.71%) Solaris
9 36 (7.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (4.95%) HPUX
11 16 (3.17%) Windows 7
12 12 (2.38%) Windows 2000
13 11 (2.18%) SUSE
14 9 (1.78%) NetWare
15 8 (1.58%) Windows NT
16 7 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (1.39%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (14.65%) Migration
2 71 (14.06%) ITIL
3 43 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 39 (7.72%) Software Testing
5 36 (7.13%) Knowledge Management
6 30 (5.94%) Project Management
7 27 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (4.95%) Change Management
8 25 (4.95%) Load Balancing
8 25 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (4.75%) Service Delivery
10 23 (4.55%) Service Management
10 23 (4.55%) Data Migration
11 21 (4.16%) Capacity Management
12 19 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
12 19 (3.76%) Performance Testing
12 19 (3.76%) Test Scripting
13 18 (3.56%) Change Control
14 15 (2.97%) OO
15 14 (2.77%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 94 (18.61%) SQL
2 53 (10.50%) Perl
3 32 (6.34%) Shell Script
4 26 (5.15%) PowerShell
4 26 (5.15%) Java
5 25 (4.95%) C
6 22 (4.36%) JavaScript
7 21 (4.16%) Korn
8 19 (3.76%) VBA
9 17 (3.37%) C++
10 15 (2.97%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.57%) Python
12 9 (1.78%) VB
13 5 (0.99%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.79%) VBScript
14 4 (0.79%) XPath
15 3 (0.59%) PHP
15 3 (0.59%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.40%) C#
16 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 92 (18.22%) Security Cleared
2 73 (14.46%) SC Cleared
3 48 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (7.52%) ISTQB
5 35 (6.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 33 (6.53%) MCSE
7 29 (5.74%) DV Cleared
8 26 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (4.75%) Degree
10 17 (3.37%) MCP
11 16 (3.17%) CCNA
12 10 (1.98%) MCITP
13 9 (1.78%) CCNP
14 8 (1.58%) MCTS
14 8 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 7 (1.39%) MCSA
16 5 (0.99%) CEH
16 5 (0.99%) ISEB
16 5 (0.99%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.76%) SLA
2 9 (1.78%) QA
3 7 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 165 (32.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 146 (28.91%) Active Directory
3 59 (11.68%) Hyper-V
4 53 (10.50%) vSphere
5 27 (5.35%) VMware ESX
6 19 (3.76%) XenApp
6 19 (3.76%) Samba
7 16 (3.17%) XenDesktop
8 14 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (2.38%) GPFS
10 10 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (1.78%) NFS
12 7 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (1.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 6 (1.19%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.99%) Postfix
14 5 (0.99%) Firmware
15 4 (0.79%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.79%) FreeRADIUS
16 3 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 59 (11.68%) SCCM
2 31 (6.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 25 (4.95%) Tivoli
4 22 (4.36%) SCOM
5 20 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (3.17%) Nagios
7 12 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
8 10 (1.98%) ARCserve
8 10 (1.98%) HP Data Protector
8 10 (1.98%) WSUS
8 10 (1.98%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.39%) Puppet
9 7 (1.39%) SCSM
9 7 (1.39%) vMotion
9 7 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (1.19%) OpenView
11 5 (0.99%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.99%) Nessus
11 5 (0.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 258 (51.09%) VMware
2 181 (35.84%) Microsoft
3 172 (34.06%) HP
4 91 (18.02%) Citrix
5 90 (17.82%) Cisco
6 76 (15.05%) Oracle
7 69 (13.66%) NetApp
8 68 (13.47%) IBM
9 66 (13.07%) EMC
10 62 (12.28%) Red Hat
11 61 (12.08%) 3PAR
12 40 (7.92%) Veritas
13 35 (6.93%) Brocade
14 32 (6.34%) Dell
15 30 (5.94%) Juniper
16 22 (4.36%) Sun
17 14 (2.77%) Hitachi
18 13 (2.57%) Symantec
19 12 (2.38%) CheckPoint
19 12 (2.38%) F5
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £240 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
LSCS Ltd
Rate: market
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Intapeople
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £35.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Camberley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago