The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Dorset 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 26 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.03% 1.65% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 8.51% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £380 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +38.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.48 £24.50 £24.69
% change year-on-year
-20.47% -0.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 47 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.82% 19.34% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 29
Average daily rate £300 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £198 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £501 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £41.50 £11.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
SAN
South West

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 11 July 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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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
Bournemouth +4 1 - - 5
Poole - - - -
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 14 (66.67%) SQL
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) NAS
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) Perl
4 10 (47.62%) UNIX
5 9 (42.86%) NFS
5 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 9 (42.86%) Oracle Database
6 8 (38.10%) NetApp
6 8 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (33.33%) Finance
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL
7 7 (33.33%) iSCSI
7 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) Linux
9 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
9 5 (23.81%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
9 5 (23.81%) Data Guard
10 4 (19.05%) NCDA
10 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
10 4 (19.05%) Replication
10 4 (19.05%) DNS
11 3 (14.29%) Firewall

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) NAS
2 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 7 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
5 3 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
6 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) DBA
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (14.29%) Storage Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Database Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Perl
3 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
3 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) AWK
5 1 (4.76%) Bourne shell
5 1 (4.76%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (19.05%) NCDA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) NFS
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (9.52%) vCloud
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.76%) Xen
5 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) NetApp
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Brocade
4 1 (4.76%) Veeam