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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 35 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.89% 0.93% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 6.25% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Median daily rate £488 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +2.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.08%
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
49 64 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.41% 14.88% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 33
Median daily rate £403 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 4 December 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) SAP
2 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (12.50%) 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Technical Architect
3 4 (50.00%) Migration Architect
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Design Authority
4 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Server Support
4 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
1 7 (87.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
1 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft