The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 23 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.83% 3.64% 3.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 9.76% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£233 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.48 £28.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +25.00%
SAN
Gloucestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 16.04% 37.27% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 4
Average daily rate £410 £390 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -28.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £120.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.87% +500.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (40.00%) Websense
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) Hitachi
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Hitachi
2 2 (40.00%) Websense
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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