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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 43 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.13% 3.64% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 26.67% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £230 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.92% 13.64% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 5
Average daily rate £250 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% +39.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £32.50 £25.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -18 2 - - 1
Lutterworth - - - - 1
SAN
East Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) SCOM
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) VCP4
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) CommVault
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Altiris
3 1 (16.67%) Tableau