The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 11 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 10.00% 3.90% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.61% 37.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£343 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -22.22%
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Communications & Networking Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 51.00% 10.39% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 0
Average daily rate £360 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Welwyn Garden City region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 (69.23%) HP
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) NetApp
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) NAS
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) UNIX
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) SLA
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (30.77%) vSphere
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Brocade
7 3 (23.08%) Clustering
7 3 (23.08%) Replication
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) IBM
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) Tivoli

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) NAS
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
3 2 (15.38%) LDAP
4 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Architect
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAN Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.69%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) HPUX
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (15.38%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) NetApp
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Brocade
6 3 (23.08%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) Veritas
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
8 1 (7.69%) BMC
8 1 (7.69%) CommVault
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle