The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheltenham region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
- +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 14.53% 11.11% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 7
Average daily rate £325 £265 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -44.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
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SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) vSphere
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
2 5 (62.50%) Network Design
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Korn
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) HPUX
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Bourne shell
5 2 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Acronis
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) MSI
5 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
5 2 (25.00%) DNS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
1 2 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) HPUX
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) VB
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) Korn
2 3 (37.50%) Bourne shell
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Acronis
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas
3 2 (25.00%) 3Com