The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 30 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.80% 2.65% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 21.74% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £423 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +53.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +1.12%
SAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 23 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.54% 12.17% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 26
Average daily rate £360 £420 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +28.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £407 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £11.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% +86.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £11.00 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.10 £24.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 1 - - 3
Bournemouth - - - - 1
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) PuTTY
3 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) sed
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) Ingres
2 1 (25.00%) JasperReports
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Laravel
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) CGI
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) sed
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) AWK
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle