The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 38 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.68% 3.42% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 20.00% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £290 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -27.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +64.10%
SAN
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.22% 17.12% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 11
Median daily rate £290 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £238 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.54% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £30.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hinckley - 2 £290 -
SAN
East Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Replication
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) NFS
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) Firmware
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (28.57%) Huawei
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPv4
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware
2 2 (28.57%) NFS
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Huawei
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft