The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Bridgend 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 12.50% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Bridgend
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 40.63% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SAN
South Wales

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

SAN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend 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%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) vCloud
2 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Remedy
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) MetaFrame
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (25.00%) Local Government

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) vCloud
2 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) MetaFrame
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (75.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Remedy
2 3 (75.00%) HP