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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 8 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing SAN 20 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 11.90% 8.33% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.55% 20.83% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£343 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £342
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+46.73% -8.00%
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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
47 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 27.98% 40.00% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 5
Average daily rate £400 £345 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +97.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +131.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 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 33 (80.49%) Perl
2 32 (78.05%) Linux
3 27 (65.85%) Windows
4 26 (63.41%) VMware
4 26 (63.41%) Fibre Channel
5 23 (56.10%) AIX
6 22 (53.66%) Veritas
6 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (48.78%) Software Testing
8 18 (43.90%) iSCSI
8 18 (43.90%) FCoE
9 14 (34.15%) IBM
10 13 (31.71%) C
10 13 (31.71%) Java
10 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (24.39%) Performance Testing
11 10 (24.39%) OO
11 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
12 9 (21.95%) UNIX
12 9 (21.95%) C++
12 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
12 9 (21.95%) Shell Script
13 8 (19.51%) EMC
14 7 (17.07%) NAS
15 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
15 5 (12.20%) Device Driver
15 5 (12.20%) HP
15 5 (12.20%) HPUX
16 4 (9.76%) Solaris
16 4 (9.76%) Python

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (63.41%) Fibre Channel
2 18 (43.90%) FCoE
2 18 (43.90%) iSCSI
3 7 (17.07%) NAS
4 4 (9.76%) LAN
4 4 (9.76%) WAN
4 4 (9.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Test Specialist
3 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (12.20%) Test Leader
4 5 (12.20%) Performance Test Leader
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Perl Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) SAN Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) SAN Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Storage Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) SAN Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Storage Specialist
8 1 (2.44%) SAN Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Device Driver
2 4 (9.76%) Private Cloud
2 4 (9.76%) Clustering
2 4 (9.76%) HACMP
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.88%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.44%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.44%) EMC Centera
5 1 (2.44%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Linux
2 27 (65.85%) Windows
3 23 (56.10%) AIX
4 9 (21.95%) UNIX
5 5 (12.20%) HPUX
6 4 (9.76%) Solaris
6 4 (9.76%) NetWare
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Software Testing
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) OO
3 10 (24.39%) Performance Testing
3 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
4 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) System Testing
6 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.32%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Converged Infrastructure
9 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.44%) ITIL
9 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.44%) Migration
9 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) Perl
2 13 (31.71%) C
2 13 (31.71%) Java
3 9 (21.95%) Shell Script
3 9 (21.95%) C++
4 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Python
4 4 (9.76%) Korn
4 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) GPFS
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) VMware
2 22 (53.66%) Veritas
3 14 (34.15%) IBM
4 8 (19.51%) EMC
5 5 (12.20%) HP
6 4 (9.76%) Compaq
6 4 (9.76%) Hitachi
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle
7 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft