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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - 25 31
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.07% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.53% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+79.16% -33.33%
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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
19 19 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.74% 10.16% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 28
Average daily rate £480 £303 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.67% +21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £290 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £28.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) IBM XIV
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IBM XIV
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix