The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 39 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.58% 4.07% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.22% 27.50% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate
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£383 £400 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% -9.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £305 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £439 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +16.27%
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
37 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.74% 14.81% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 15
Average daily rate £375 £275 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (72.73%) SCDPM
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Intune
4 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
4 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (72.73%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (72.73%) Data Protection
4 8 (72.73%) Office 365
4 8 (72.73%) MCTS
4 8 (72.73%) MCITP
4 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
4 8 (72.73%) VPN
4 8 (72.73%) DNS
4 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (72.73%) Internet
4 8 (72.73%) McAfee
4 8 (72.73%) MCSE
4 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 8 (72.73%) DHCP
4 8 (72.73%) IIS
4 8 (72.73%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) GIS
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) SCCM

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (72.73%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (72.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) Internet
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) SMS
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Server Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) GIS
2 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
1 8 (72.73%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VBScript
2 2 (18.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) MCSE
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (72.73%) MCTS
1 8 (72.73%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) CCA
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Intune
1 8 (72.73%) SCDPM
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) McAfee
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Intel
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) AppSense
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos