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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 40 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.96% 0.43% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.36% 5.26% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£431 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 - £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.32%
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
56 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.83% 8.15% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 13 9
Average daily rate £420 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £300 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Intune
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
4 3 (42.86%) MCTS
4 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Server Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCTS
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Intune
2 3 (42.86%) SCDPM
2 3 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) VMware