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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 23 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.06% 0.90% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 8.00% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £363 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
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
23 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.86% 11.21% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 12
Average daily rate £325 £215 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -40.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £115 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £40.25 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.07% +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bournemouth +6 4 - -
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM XIV
2 2 (50.00%) vMotion
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) Brocade
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Storage Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) SAN Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
1 2 (50.00%) EMC VNX
1 2 (50.00%) IBM XIV
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) vCloud
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Brocade
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) VMware