The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - 24 34
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.16% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.88% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -
SAN
North 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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 34 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.79% 19.77% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 23
Average daily rate £240 £225 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £213 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £389 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £15.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £18.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Skelmersdale - - - -
SAN
North West

SAN
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) F5
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