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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 21 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.96% - 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +21.95%
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
34 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 25.19% 22.55% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 6
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) VBScript
3 4 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) MCP
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) ISA Server
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
1 4 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy