The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leicester region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 31 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.19% - 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% - 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £195
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.50% 14.41% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Average daily rate £350 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £100 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £353 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -73.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £11.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
SAN
Leicestershire

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 26 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) JD Edwards
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) ERP Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) JD Edwards
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) EMC