The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 50 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.80% 2.38% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 11.48% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.32%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
80 61 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.94% 20.75% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 31
Average daily rate £375 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £162 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 1
Average hourly rate £44.25 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.25% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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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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
Gloucester -2 2 £319 -29.16% 1
Cheltenham - - - - 2
Cirencester - - - -
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) MCP
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) VBScript
5 2 (22.22%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Remedy

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Support
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Security Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) CESG
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) HPUX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
1 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VBScript
1 2 (22.22%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) Bourne shell
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) CWNA
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Remedy
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
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