The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 18 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.90% 1.01% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 8.33% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £285 - £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -9.24%

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
18 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 17.14% 12.12% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Median daily rate £500 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £141 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £345 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Database Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) Database Security
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (66.67%) Line Management
1 4 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) NCDA
3 1 (16.67%) NCIE

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) Database Security
1 4 (66.67%) Database Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 4 (66.67%) Line Management
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) NCDA
1 1 (16.67%) NCIE
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) VMware