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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 22 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.06% 5.56% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 25.00% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
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
12 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.77% 22.22% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate £225 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +26.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Replication

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC