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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 19 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 5.70% 26.87% 4.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.37% 72.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £358 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.62% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £23.15
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +40.38%
SAN
Hampshire

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
49 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 31.01% 37.31% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 11
Average daily rate £400 £413 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £292 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £490 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 0
Average hourly rate £26.34 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 2016, 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 11 (84.62%) VMware
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) EMC
3 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
3 7 (53.85%) EMC VMAX
4 6 (46.15%) VCE vBlock
4 6 (46.15%) EMC VNX
4 6 (46.15%) Converged Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) vSphere
4 6 (46.15%) NAS
4 6 (46.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) Perl
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) AIX
7 3 (23.08%) Veritas
7 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
7 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 3 (23.08%) FCoE
7 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
8 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
9 1 (7.69%) Wireless
9 1 (7.69%) BT

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) NAS
2 3 (23.08%) FCoE
2 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Specialist
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) SAN Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Test Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) VMWare Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
1 7 (53.85%) EMC VMAX
2 6 (46.15%) EMC VNX
2 6 (46.15%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) EMC
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) Veritas
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) BT
5 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
5 1 (7.69%) Huawei
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia