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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 31 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.61% 0.70% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 8.33% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £250 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
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
33 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.00% 8.39% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Average daily rate £293 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Web Filtering
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPv4
1 2 (66.67%) PBX
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) Field Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Field Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Field Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Support
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Software Licensing
1 2 (66.67%) Web Filtering
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) EMC