The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 23 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 Leicestershire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 38 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.02% - 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% - 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £200
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 £23.50 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +9.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.86% 11.29% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 8
Average daily rate £350 £300 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £100 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £385 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.44 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.80% -37.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.11 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £21.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
SAN
East Midlands

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 2 £450 -
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
SAN
East Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) VCP4
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (14.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) ERP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) VCP4
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) CommVault
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam