The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Watford 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 31 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.46% - 3.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £200 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 21.17% 14.94% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate £325 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.86 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SAN
Hertfordshire

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 19 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Administrator
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco