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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.87% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£213 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 17.76% 15.56% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 3
Average daily rate £278 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% +12.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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 31 July 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft