The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 22 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.60% 1.61% 5.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 12.50% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.32%
SAN
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.60% 12.90% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
Average daily rate £376 £425 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.64% +49.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% -9.84%
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 Chester

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) SCOM
3 3 (42.86%) Clustering
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Local Government
4 2 (28.57%) PKI
4 2 (28.57%) CMDB
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) Opsware
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Opsware
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago