The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 29 44 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.65% 0.85% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 7.89% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £230
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 - £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +1.85%
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 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.12% 10.83% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 11
Average daily rate £300 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -46.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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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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 +17 8 £325 - 1
SAN
East Midlands

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) NetApp
3 9 (56.25%) HP
4 8 (50.00%) Migration
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) NAS
8 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (25.00%) Veeam
9 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 2 (12.50%) HPUX
9 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
10 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (6.25%) Open-E
10 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (6.25%) XenApp
10 1 (6.25%) Retail
10 1 (6.25%) AIX
10 1 (6.25%) Dell
10 1 (6.25%) EMC
10 1 (6.25%) Citrix
10 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Storage Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Server Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) SAN Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) HPUX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) NetApp
2 9 (56.25%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Veeam
6 1 (6.25%) Open-E
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) Brocade
6 1 (6.25%) 3PAR