The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 40 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.08% 3.13% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 35.48% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Average daily rate
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£260 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.46 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.12% +22.22%
SAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.30% 8.81% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 12
Average daily rate £305 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Taunton +3 3 £260 -20.00% 2
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
5 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (28.57%) Becrypt
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) NFS
6 1 (14.29%) IIS
6 1 (14.29%) SQL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) FCoE
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) Multicast
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (14.29%) NFS
3 1 (14.29%) SRDF
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Becrypt
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle