The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 42 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.32% 0.91% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.38% 7.32% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£345 £130 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+165.38% -69.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £130 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £130 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.20% +13.95%
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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 Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
93 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.54% 12.50% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 28 15
Average daily rate £343 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £25.75 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.14% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) EMC
3 3 (25.00%) Intel
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) NAS
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (16.67%) Brocade
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Hitachi
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) IIS
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 3 (25.00%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) EMC
1 3 (25.00%) Intel
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Brocade
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Hitachi
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Websense
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) IronPort
3 1 (8.33%) 3PAR