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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 18 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 5.77% 0.55% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.03% 4.55% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -22.22%
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
31 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 19.87% 12.09% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 3
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £160 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (10.00%) Brocade
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) SCOM
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) NAS
6 1 (10.00%) Veeam
6 1 (10.00%) iPad
6 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (10.00%) Lync
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Storage Specialist
2 4 (40.00%) Server Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SAN Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SAN Storage Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Line Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) NetApp
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Brocade
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam
3 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) IBM