The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 26 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.44% 2.33% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £213 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.46 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.12% +22.22%
SAN
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.79% 12.40% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Average daily rate £450 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% -4.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Watford

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 6 (60.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Brocade
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) NAS
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Veritas
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) CommVault
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Replication
5 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
5 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (20.00%) HP ASE
5 2 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
6 1 (10.00%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Celerra
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 4 (40.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 4 (40.00%) IT Project Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Implementation Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Implementation Project Manager
1 4 (40.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (40.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (10.00%) Symmetrix
3 1 (10.00%) EMC Centera
3 1 (10.00%) Celerra
3 1 (10.00%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (10.00%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (10.00%) HPUX
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) HP ASE
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Brocade
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Veritas
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) CommVault
6 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) EMC