The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 18 April 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 County Antrim 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - 33 13
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 0.87% 6.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 13.33% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.88% 6.49% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate £325 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SAN
Northern Ireland

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

SAN
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Belfast - - - - 1
SAN
Northern Ireland

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Meru Networks
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (50.00%) Altiris
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (50.00%) VLE
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CommVault
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Messaging Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Meru Networks
2 2 (50.00%) Altiris
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) CommVault
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix