The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.16% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
SAN
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.79% 18.30% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Average daily rate £315 £495 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £334 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) HP Storage
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) IPv6
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Korn
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) IPv6
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat