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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 105 70 90
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +20
Contract jobs citing SAN 43 34 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.29% 1.52% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.78% 13.23% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 22
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +85.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
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
553 257 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.62% 11.49% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 134 185
Average daily rate £363 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 61
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 September 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
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 September 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
Somerset -4 13 £325 +19.81% 3
Bristol -13 8 £320 +15.31% 1
Dorset +3 6 £413 -5.71%
Wiltshire -14 6 £300 -36.84% 3
Gloucestershire -17 3 £405 +39.65% 1
Devon -19 2 £330 - 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (54.84%) Windows
2 33 (53.23%) Security Cleared
3 28 (45.16%) SC Cleared
4 27 (43.55%) HP
5 25 (40.32%) VMware
6 20 (32.26%) UNIX
7 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (29.03%) Linux
9 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
9 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (24.19%) SQL
10 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
11 14 (22.58%) MS Exchange
12 13 (20.97%) NAS
13 12 (19.35%) Oracle
14 11 (17.74%) EMC
14 11 (17.74%) Back Office
14 11 (17.74%) Migration
15 10 (16.13%) Citrix
15 10 (16.13%) ITIL
15 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (14.52%) Cisco
16 9 (14.52%) DNS
17 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
17 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
17 8 (12.90%) Brocade
17 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.45%) Apache
5 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.61%) Lync
7 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.61%) IIS
7 1 (1.61%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) assyst
2 1 (1.61%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) NAS
2 9 (14.52%) DNS
3 7 (11.29%) WAN
3 7 (11.29%) Firewall
4 6 (9.68%) LAN
4 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.45%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.84%) PuTTY
6 3 (4.84%) SSH
6 3 (4.84%) DHCP
6 3 (4.84%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.23%) Wireless
7 2 (3.23%) Internet
7 2 (3.23%) HTTP
8 1 (1.61%) Network Security
8 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.61%) VLAN
8 1 (1.61%) VPN
8 1 (1.61%) DMZ
8 1 (1.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.84%) JasperReports
3 3 (4.84%) Ingres
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) PHPUnit
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (17.74%) Back Office
2 4 (6.45%) Front Office
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Military
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Administrator
2 10 (16.13%) Consultant
3 9 (14.52%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (12.90%) Support Technician
5 7 (11.29%) Architect
6 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.06%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (8.06%) Storage Consultant
7 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Storage Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Technician
9 3 (4.84%) Storage Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Systems Support
10 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Web Services
2 3 (4.84%) Laravel
2 3 (4.84%) DAO
2 3 (4.84%) CGI
2 3 (4.84%) HTML
2 3 (4.84%) CSS
2 3 (4.84%) JDBC
2 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.61%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Clustering
2 3 (4.84%) EqualLogic
2 3 (4.84%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.61%) CESG
4 1 (1.61%) SCADA
4 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) UNIX
3 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (29.03%) Linux
5 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (12.90%) Windows 7
8 7 (11.29%) Solaris
9 4 (6.45%) HPUX
9 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
10 3 (4.84%) VMS
11 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Migration
2 10 (16.13%) ITIL
3 7 (11.29%) Service Management
3 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.06%) Change Control
5 5 (8.06%) Business Continuity
5 5 (8.06%) Change Management
6 4 (6.45%) Validation
6 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.84%) OO
7 3 (4.84%) MVC
8 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) Korn
2 7 (11.29%) Perl
3 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.06%) Bourne shell
5 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.84%) PHP
5 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.84%) Java
5 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.23%) VBScript
6 2 (3.23%) VB
6 2 (3.23%) C
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.61%) sed
7 1 (1.61%) R
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) AWK
Qualifications
1 33 (53.23%) Security Cleared
2 28 (45.16%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (11.29%) MCSE
5 5 (8.06%) MCITP
5 5 (8.06%) MCP
6 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.23%) RHCE
8 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.61%) SAP Certification
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.61%) CCNP
8 1 (1.61%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.06%) NFS
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (4.84%) XenApp
7 3 (4.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.23%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.61%) vSphere
9 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.61%) vCloud
9 1 (1.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.84%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.23%) MOM
3 2 (3.23%) OpenView
4 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.61%) nmon
4 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) HP
2 25 (40.32%) VMware
3 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 12 (19.35%) Oracle
5 11 (17.74%) EMC
6 10 (16.13%) Citrix
7 9 (14.52%) Cisco
8 8 (12.90%) Brocade
9 7 (11.29%) NetApp
9 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
10 5 (8.06%) Dell
11 3 (4.84%) Meraki
11 3 (4.84%) IBM
11 3 (4.84%) Symantec
11 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.84%) Juniper
12 2 (3.23%) Apple
12 2 (3.23%) Meru Networks
13 1 (1.61%) Veeam
13 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
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