The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 111 87 68
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -19
Contract jobs citing SAN 34 36 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 1.52% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.13% 11.50% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 26
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£350 £300 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £174 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £25.75 £14.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.58% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £14.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £24.90 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.77% -
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
477 313 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.49% 13.25% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 156 190
Average daily rate £338 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 34 38
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

SAN
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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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
Bristol -5 10 £336 -32.75% 17
Somerset -10 7 £250 -6.54% 2
Gloucestershire -19 7 £325 -13.33% 2
Wiltshire -13 5 £363 +22.88% 2
Dorset +3 4 £391 +7.72% 4
Devon - - - - 2
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 47 (61.04%) Windows
2 32 (41.56%) HP
2 32 (41.56%) VMware
3 30 (38.96%) Security Cleared
4 25 (32.47%) SC Cleared
5 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (28.57%) Linux
6 20 (25.97%) UNIX
6 20 (25.97%) SQL
7 19 (24.68%) Active Directory
8 18 (23.38%) Migration
8 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (20.78%) MS Exchange
9 16 (20.78%) Oracle
10 15 (19.48%) NAS
11 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 13 (16.88%) Perl
12 13 (16.88%) ITIL
13 12 (15.58%) Citrix
13 12 (15.58%) DNS
14 11 (14.29%) Firewall
15 10 (12.99%) Back Office
15 10 (12.99%) EMC
15 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (11.69%) Cisco
16 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
16 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
16 9 (11.69%) Change Management
16 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 16 (20.78%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.79%) Apache
3 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.30%) Lync
7 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.30%) JBoss
7 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.30%) IIS
7 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) assyst
2 4 (5.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.60%) SAP Business One
4 1 (1.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.48%) NAS
2 12 (15.58%) DNS
3 11 (14.29%) Firewall
4 5 (6.49%) PuTTY
4 5 (6.49%) HTTPS
4 5 (6.49%) Internet
4 5 (6.49%) iSCSI
4 5 (6.49%) SSH
5 4 (5.19%) DHCP
5 4 (5.19%) LAN
5 4 (5.19%) WAN
6 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.60%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (2.60%) Network Security
7 2 (2.60%) Wireless
7 2 (2.60%) LDAP
7 2 (2.60%) VPN
7 2 (2.60%) FTP
7 2 (2.60%) HTTP
8 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.39%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.49%) Ingres
3 5 (6.49%) JasperReports
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.19%) MySQL
5 3 (3.90%) HBase
5 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.90%) Voldemort
5 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.90%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) PHPUnit
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (12.99%) Back Office
2 8 (10.39%) Finance
3 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.49%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Marketing
4 4 (5.19%) Electronics
4 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.19%) Front Office
5 3 (3.90%) Military
5 3 (3.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (14.29%) Administrator
2 8 (10.39%) Support Technician
2 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
2 8 (10.39%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (9.09%) Architect
3 7 (9.09%) Consultant
4 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.49%) Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Technician
7 3 (3.90%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) Web Services
2 5 (6.49%) Laravel
2 5 (6.49%) CGI
2 5 (6.49%) CSS
2 5 (6.49%) JDBC
2 5 (6.49%) HTML
2 5 (6.49%) Hibernate
2 5 (6.49%) DAO
3 1 (1.30%) .NET
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.30%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Clustering
2 5 (6.49%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.19%) DTV
4 3 (3.90%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.60%) CESG
5 2 (2.60%) iPhone
5 2 (2.60%) Statistics
5 2 (2.60%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (61.04%) Windows
2 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (28.57%) Linux
3 20 (25.97%) UNIX
4 8 (10.39%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.79%) Windows XP
7 5 (6.49%) VMS
8 4 (5.19%) Android
8 4 (5.19%) Solaris
8 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.30%) AIX
11 1 (1.30%) HPUX
11 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) Migration
2 13 (16.88%) ITIL
3 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
3 9 (11.69%) Change Management
4 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
5 7 (9.09%) Service Management
6 6 (7.79%) Business Continuity
6 6 (7.79%) Problem Management
6 6 (7.79%) Change Control
7 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.49%) OO
7 5 (6.49%) Validation
7 5 (6.49%) MVC
8 4 (5.19%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.19%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.19%) High Availability
9 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.60%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) SQL
2 13 (16.88%) Perl
3 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
3 8 (10.39%) PHP
3 8 (10.39%) Java
3 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.79%) Korn
4 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.19%) C
5 4 (5.19%) Python
6 3 (3.90%) C++
6 3 (3.90%) VBScript
7 2 (2.60%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) R
8 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.30%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) Security Cleared
2 25 (32.47%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (9.09%) MCSE
5 6 (7.79%) MCITP
5 6 (7.79%) MCP
6 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.60%) CCNA
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.30%) SAP Certification
8 1 (1.30%) CCNP
8 1 (1.30%) CWNA
8 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 19 (24.68%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (7.79%) XenApp
5 6 (7.79%) NFS
6 5 (6.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.60%) Kerio MailServer
8 2 (2.60%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.60%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.60%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.30%) vSphere
9 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Puppet
2 6 (7.79%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (5.19%) Data Guard
4 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.60%) SCCM
5 2 (2.60%) Nagios
5 2 (2.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.60%) OpenView
6 1 (1.30%) MOM
6 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (41.56%) HP
1 32 (41.56%) VMware
2 16 (20.78%) Oracle
3 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 12 (15.58%) Citrix
5 10 (12.99%) EMC
6 9 (11.69%) Cisco
7 8 (10.39%) NetApp
8 7 (9.09%) SAP
8 7 (9.09%) Juniper
8 7 (9.09%) Brocade
9 6 (7.79%) Dell
10 5 (6.49%) Symantec
11 4 (5.19%) Apple
12 3 (3.90%) Meraki
12 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.90%) Remedy
12 3 (3.90%) Veeam
13 2 (2.60%) Mitel
13 2 (2.60%) Kerio
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