The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Uxbridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 21 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 0.71% 10.91% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 48.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Average daily rate £350 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 6.43% 22.73% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 14
Average daily rate £250 £250 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £202 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £560 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SAN
London

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

SAN
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NetIQ
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetIQ
2 1 (50.00%) EMC