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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 42 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.69% 0.69% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 13.33% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £350 £310 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +37.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +77.77%
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
43 15 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.88% 5.21% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 39
Median daily rate £350 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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
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 May 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 11 (84.62%) Migration
1 11 (84.62%) Data Centre
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) NetApp
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (46.15%) Service Management
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) LAN
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) Project Governance
6 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (23.08%) ITSM
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
7 2 (15.38%) MCTS
7 2 (15.38%) MCITP
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) PlateSpin

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 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
1 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Design Authority
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Data Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Migration
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) ITSM
4 3 (23.08%) Project Governance
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) MCTS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Citrix
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) NetApp
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) CA
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) PlateSpin
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat