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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 34 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.79% 1.61% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 9.09% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate £140 £393 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.33% +26.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
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
68 66 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.88% 17.69% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 16
Average daily rate £400 £400 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Multicast
4 1 (12.50%) GPFS
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Multicast
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) NetWare
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Korn
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) GPFS
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) Compaq
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Hitachi
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas