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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 41 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.40% 1.50% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 13.16% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £130 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -69.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £130 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £130 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £25.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +17.64%
SAN
Hampshire

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
85 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.74% 11.38% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 20 14
Average daily rate £350 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £23.13 £17.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
2 2 (22.22%) Intel
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) HP SIM
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Brocade
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) EMC
1 2 (22.22%) Intel
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
1 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
2 1 (11.11%) Brocade
2 1 (11.11%) IronPort
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Websense
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