The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 12 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing SAN 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 7.79% 7.14% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 19.05% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £23.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+21.27% +1.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 31.17% 37.50% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 8
Average daily rate £400 £345 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.02 £26.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+299.40% -61.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Winchester region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 25 (75.76%) Perl
2 24 (72.73%) Linux
3 18 (54.55%) Fibre Channel
4 17 (51.52%) Windows
5 16 (48.48%) VMware
6 13 (39.39%) AIX
7 12 (36.36%) C
7 12 (36.36%) Java
7 12 (36.36%) Veritas
7 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (33.33%) IBM
8 11 (33.33%) UNIX
9 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
9 10 (30.30%) iSCSI
9 10 (30.30%) FCoE
10 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (24.24%) EMC
10 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
11 7 (21.21%) NAS
11 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
12 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
12 6 (18.18%) C++
12 6 (18.18%) Python
13 5 (15.15%) HPUX
13 5 (15.15%) HP
13 5 (15.15%) OO
13 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
13 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (12.12%) GPFS
14 4 (12.12%) Private Cloud

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 2 (6.06%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (30.30%) FCoE
2 10 (30.30%) iSCSI
3 7 (21.21%) NAS
4 4 (12.12%) LAN
4 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 4 (12.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) Test Leader
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Test Leader
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Test Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) SAN Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) SAN Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Perl Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Development Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Storage Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) HACMP
1 4 (12.12%) Private Cloud
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.06%) EMC VNX
3 2 (6.06%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.03%) Symmetrix
4 1 (3.03%) EMC Centera
4 1 (3.03%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) Windows
3 13 (39.39%) AIX
4 11 (33.33%) UNIX
5 5 (15.15%) HPUX
6 4 (12.12%) Solaris
6 4 (12.12%) NetWare
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
2 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (15.15%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.06%) System Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Converged Infrastructure
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL
7 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) Perl
2 12 (36.36%) C
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) C++
3 6 (18.18%) Python
3 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.12%) Korn
4 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) GPFS
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) VMware
2 12 (36.36%) Veritas
3 11 (33.33%) IBM
4 8 (24.24%) EMC
5 5 (15.15%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) Compaq
6 4 (12.12%) Hitachi
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft