The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 20 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.85% 3.91% 3.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 31.25% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
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£350 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +1.12%
SAN
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.02% 12.50% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 15
Average daily rate £375 £290 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +93.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £242 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £338 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
County Antrim -2 1 £350 -
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared