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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - 27 24
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 5.93% 4.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 53.85% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 4
Average daily rate
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- £375 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.48 £28.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +25.00%
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
26 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.04% 11.02% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 13
Average daily rate £300 £375 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (40.00%) IGRP
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) IOS XR
2 2 (40.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Garbage Collection
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) CA Wily
3 1 (20.00%) SQLBase
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) IOS XR
2 2 (40.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (40.00%) IGRP
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQLBase
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JDBC
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Garbage Collection
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (20.00%) CA Wily
2 1 (20.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Intel
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle