The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 26 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.51% 2.00% 3.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 30.00% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £150 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.65%
SAN
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.06% 6.67% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 20
Average daily rate £325 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
Ipswich -2 4 £450 +200.00%
Newmarket - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
SAN
East of England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 5 (55.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (44.44%) Puppet
3 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Replication
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) ProCurve
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Mitel
2 2 (22.22%) ProCurve
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft