The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 26 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.62% 1.13% 4.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 6.45% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +6.66%
SAN
Leicestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 6.21% 17.51% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Average daily rate £325 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 24
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

SAN
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL