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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.10% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £342
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+46.73% -8.00%
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
46 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 29.30% 17.58% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 2
Average daily rate £348 £278 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.22% -20.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £23.86 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 9 (75.00%) HP
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Brocade
3 7 (58.33%) NAS
3 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) NetApp
5 5 (41.67%) UNIX
6 4 (33.33%) EMC
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) CLARiiON
6 4 (33.33%) Symmetrix
6 4 (33.33%) EMC Centera
6 4 (33.33%) EMC VNX
6 4 (33.33%) HP StoreVirtual
6 4 (33.33%) 3PAR
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
6 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (33.33%) Celerra
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (58.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Storage Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Implementation Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) HPUX Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 4 (33.33%) HP StoreVirtual
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) CLARiiON
2 4 (33.33%) Symmetrix
2 4 (33.33%) EMC Centera
2 4 (33.33%) Celerra
2 4 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (16.67%) HP Storage
3 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) HP ASE
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) HP
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Brocade
3 6 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (33.33%) EMC
4 4 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) CommVault
6 2 (16.67%) Veritas