The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 54 70 53
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing SAN 34 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.47% 1.49% 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.14% 10.16% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 28
Average daily rate
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£380 £319 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.21% -20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £448 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.80 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.32%
SAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
280 187 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.30% 14.69% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 90 147
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 36
Average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £116.25 £35.00
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 Surrey

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 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
Epsom - 6 £350 -
Camberley - 5 £413 -
Staines +1 3 - - 1
Guildford 0 3 £400 - 2
Woking - 3 £280 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £438 - 1
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 2
Thames Ditton - - - -
Horley - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Egham - - - - 1
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 54 (61.36%) Windows
2 53 (60.23%) VMware
3 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
4 32 (36.36%) SQL
5 29 (32.95%) SQL Server
5 29 (32.95%) Linux
5 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
6 26 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (28.41%) NAS
8 21 (23.86%) Cisco
9 19 (21.59%) Red Hat
9 19 (21.59%) Hyper-V
9 19 (21.59%) F5
10 18 (20.45%) DNS
11 17 (19.32%) Firewall
12 16 (18.18%) HP
12 16 (18.18%) Load Balancing
13 15 (17.05%) SCCM
13 15 (17.05%) SolarWinds
13 15 (17.05%) Oracle
13 15 (17.05%) ITIL
13 15 (17.05%) Finance
14 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP
14 14 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (14.77%) Clustering
16 12 (13.64%) Symantec
16 12 (13.64%) WAN
16 12 (13.64%) UNIX

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 9 (10.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.68%) Apache
3 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.41%) Lync
4 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.41%) JBoss
5 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.27%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.27%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.41%) NAS
2 18 (20.45%) DNS
3 17 (19.32%) Firewall
4 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP
5 12 (13.64%) WAN
6 11 (12.50%) DHCP
7 10 (11.36%) LAN
8 9 (10.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (9.09%) TACACS
9 8 (9.09%) BGP
9 8 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (7.95%) MPLS
10 7 (7.95%) EIGRP
11 6 (6.82%) OSPF
12 5 (5.68%) SSH
12 5 (5.68%) VPN
12 5 (5.68%) FTP
13 4 (4.55%) VoIP
13 4 (4.55%) BIG-IP
13 4 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.68%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.27%) MySQL
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Automotive
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.27%) Publishing
3 2 (2.27%) Back Office
3 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (15.91%) Architect
3 11 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 9 (10.23%) Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Support
6 6 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Administrator
8 4 (4.55%) DBA
8 4 (4.55%) Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (3.41%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.41%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) Middleware
2 2 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (1.14%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Clustering
2 6 (6.82%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.68%) Replication
3 5 (5.68%) PKI
4 4 (4.55%) DataPower
4 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.41%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.27%) HACMP
6 2 (2.27%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.27%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.14%) User Experience
7 1 (1.14%) Open Source
7 1 (1.14%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 54 (61.36%) Windows
2 29 (32.95%) Linux
3 14 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (13.64%) UNIX
5 12 (13.64%) Solaris
6 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.68%) CentOS
9 4 (4.55%) SUSE
10 3 (3.41%) AIX
11 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 15 (17.05%) ITIL
3 14 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (10.23%) ITSM
5 8 (9.09%) Network Design
6 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.82%) Migration
7 5 (5.68%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.68%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.55%) Security Architecture
8 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (4.55%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.55%) Change Control
9 3 (3.41%) ITIL V2
9 3 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.41%) Business Continuity Management
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.55%) Perl
4 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.27%) XPath
6 1 (1.14%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.14%) VBScript
6 1 (1.14%) C#
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
1 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.09%) CCNP
3 4 (4.55%) MCSE
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.55%) Degree
4 3 (3.41%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) CCIE
5 2 (2.27%) CCNA
5 2 (2.27%) CCDA
5 2 (2.27%) JNCIA
5 2 (2.27%) JNCIS
5 2 (2.27%) JNCIP
5 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (39.77%) Active Directory
2 26 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (21.59%) Hyper-V
4 11 (12.50%) UAG
5 10 (11.36%) Forefront TMG
5 10 (11.36%) ISA Server
6 8 (9.09%) VMware ESX
7 6 (6.82%) Terminal Services
7 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (6.82%) vSphere
8 5 (5.68%) XenDesktop
9 4 (4.55%) XenApp
9 4 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Veritas File System
11 2 (2.27%) NFS
11 2 (2.27%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.14%) Sendmail
12 1 (1.14%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) SCCM
2 12 (13.64%) SCOM
3 7 (7.95%) NetBackup
4 6 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (6.82%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (3.41%) Puppet
6 3 (3.41%) Nagios
7 2 (2.27%) Control-M
7 2 (2.27%) OpenView
7 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.14%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.14%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (1.14%) WSUS
8 1 (1.14%) Cacti
8 1 (1.14%) Legato
Vendors
1 53 (60.23%) VMware
2 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
3 21 (23.86%) Cisco
4 19 (21.59%) Red Hat
4 19 (21.59%) F5
5 16 (18.18%) HP
6 15 (17.05%) SolarWinds
6 15 (17.05%) Oracle
7 12 (13.64%) Symantec
8 11 (12.50%) Sun
9 8 (9.09%) Citrix
10 7 (7.95%) IBM
10 7 (7.95%) NetApp
11 5 (5.68%) Kaseya
11 5 (5.68%) Veritas
12 4 (4.55%) Dell
13 3 (3.41%) 3PAR
13 3 (3.41%) Barracuda Networks
13 3 (3.41%) Google
13 3 (3.41%) EMC