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 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 54 46 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing SAN 40 45 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.81% 3.52% 5.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 19.91% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 63
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£375 £438 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £610 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £52.17 £14.00 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+272.64% -33.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.48 £28.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +25.00%
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
240 226 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.83% 17.70% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 122 167
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 18
Average hourly rate £16.75 £26.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.57% -30.66%
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 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Staines - 5 £400 - 2
Leatherhead - 4 £463 - 1
Guildford +1 3 £375 -38.52% 10
Camberley - 3 - - 2
Epsom - 3 £160 - 1
Reigate -2 1 £300 -50.81%
Weybridge - 1 £200 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (56.86%) Windows
2 54 (52.94%) VMware
3 44 (43.14%) NAS
4 37 (36.27%) Linux
5 30 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 30 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 25 (24.51%) NetApp
7 25 (24.51%) Data Centre
8 24 (23.53%) Red Hat
8 24 (23.53%) UNIX
8 24 (23.53%) SQL
9 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
9 23 (22.55%) Solaris
9 23 (22.55%) Security Cleared
10 22 (21.57%) SC Cleared
10 22 (21.57%) Cisco
11 21 (20.59%) Finance
12 20 (19.61%) HP
12 20 (19.61%) DNS
12 20 (19.61%) Oracle
13 19 (18.63%) Citrix
13 19 (18.63%) Migration
14 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (15.69%) Firewall
16 15 (14.71%) Shell Script
16 15 (14.71%) TCP/IP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.86%) Apache
3 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.92%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.92%) IIS
4 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.94%) TPMS
6 2 (1.96%) JBoss
7 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (43.14%) NAS
2 20 (19.61%) DNS
3 16 (15.69%) Firewall
4 15 (14.71%) TCP/IP
5 11 (10.78%) DHCP
5 11 (10.78%) SSH
6 10 (9.80%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (9.80%) VPN
7 8 (7.84%) LDAP
8 7 (6.86%) FTP
9 6 (5.88%) LAN
10 5 (4.90%) WAN
11 4 (3.92%) IPsec
11 4 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.96%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.96%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (1.96%) HTTP
12 2 (1.96%) Intranet
13 1 (0.98%) MPLS
13 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.90%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (3.92%) OpenStack Swift
8 3 (2.94%) MySQL
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.96%) Big Data
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.98%) Maven
1 1 (0.98%) YourKit
General
1 21 (20.59%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Military
4 3 (2.94%) Retail
4 3 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Publishing
6 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.98%) Law
6 1 (0.98%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (21.57%) Administrator
2 18 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (12.75%) Architect
5 11 (10.78%) Storage Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) NAS Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) NetApp Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Security Architect
7 7 (6.86%) Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Lead Security Architect
7 7 (6.86%) Lead Architect
8 6 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
8 6 (5.88%) DBA
9 5 (4.90%) Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.90%) Citrix Administrator
10 4 (3.92%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) HTML
1 5 (4.90%) jQuery
2 4 (3.92%) Kafka
2 4 (3.92%) Apache Camel
3 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.94%) .NET
3 3 (2.94%) Middleware
4 2 (1.96%) XML
4 2 (1.96%) Flash
4 2 (1.96%) SAML
5 1 (0.98%) Spring Integration
5 1 (0.98%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.98%) Lucene
5 1 (0.98%) Spring
5 1 (0.98%) MDX
5 1 (0.98%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.98%) J2EE
5 1 (0.98%) CSS
5 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.51%) Data Centre
2 15 (14.71%) Clustering
3 13 (12.75%) Client/Server
4 7 (6.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.88%) Replication
5 6 (5.88%) PKI
6 4 (3.92%) Informatics
7 3 (2.94%) DataPower
7 3 (2.94%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (2.94%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.98%) LIMS
9 1 (0.98%) GIS
9 1 (0.98%) FMCG
9 1 (0.98%) Statistics
9 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (56.86%) Windows
2 37 (36.27%) Linux
3 24 (23.53%) UNIX
4 23 (22.55%) Solaris
5 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (9.80%) Data ONTAP
8 8 (7.84%) HPUX
9 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.94%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.96%) AIX
11 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) Migration
2 10 (9.80%) Security Architecture
2 10 (9.80%) Capacity Management
3 9 (8.82%) Data Migration
4 8 (7.84%) Identity Management
5 6 (5.88%) ITIL
5 6 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.88%) SABSA
6 5 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (3.92%) TDD
7 4 (3.92%) Change Management
7 4 (3.92%) Change Control
8 3 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.94%) SDLC
8 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.94%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.94%) Business Development
9 2 (1.96%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (1.96%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.53%) SQL
2 15 (14.71%) Shell Script
3 12 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 11 (10.78%) Perl
5 7 (6.86%) Java
5 7 (6.86%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.88%) VB
7 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.92%) C#
9 3 (2.94%) Python
10 2 (1.96%) XPath
10 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.96%) VBScript
11 1 (0.98%) C
11 1 (0.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (22.55%) Security Cleared
2 22 (21.57%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.84%) CCNA
3 8 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.86%) MCSE
5 6 (5.88%) Degree
6 2 (1.96%) MCSA
6 2 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.96%) MCITP
7 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.98%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.96%) GxP
3 1 (0.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 30 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (12.75%) vSphere
2 13 (12.75%) VMware ESX
3 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 10 (9.80%) XenApp
4 8 (7.84%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (4.90%) NFS
6 4 (3.92%) Veritas File System
7 3 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.94%) RHEV
8 2 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.96%) Samba
9 1 (0.98%) Firmware
9 1 (0.98%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.98%) UAG
9 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.98%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 10 (9.80%) SnapMirror
3 9 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (7.84%) SnapVault
5 7 (6.86%) SCCM
6 4 (3.92%) SCOM
7 3 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.96%) Nagios
8 2 (1.96%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.96%) WSUS
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.98%) Cacti
9 1 (0.98%) Puppet
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.98%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (52.94%) VMware
2 27 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 25 (24.51%) NetApp
4 24 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 22 (21.57%) Cisco
6 20 (19.61%) Oracle
6 20 (19.61%) HP
7 19 (18.63%) Citrix
8 14 (13.73%) Sun
9 11 (10.78%) Brocade
10 10 (9.80%) Symantec
10 10 (9.80%) EMC
11 7 (6.86%) CheckPoint
11 7 (6.86%) Veeam
11 7 (6.86%) 3PAR
12 6 (5.88%) Juniper
12 6 (5.88%) SAP
12 6 (5.88%) IBM
13 5 (4.90%) Informatica
13 5 (4.90%) Veritas
Guildford, Surrey
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