The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 31 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.81% 1.41% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 8.22% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Median daily rate £388 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.48 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +15.60%
SAN
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 73 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.12% 17.10% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 61 25
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) MCTS
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) GIS
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Design Authority
3 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Server Support
3 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) SAP