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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 23 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.25% 0.66% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.48 £28.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +25.00%
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
18 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 11.25% 12.58% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 5
Average daily rate £275 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) IPv4
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) PBX
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) Logistics
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) PBX
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) IPv4
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
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%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Project 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%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) NetApp
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) EMC