The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Somerset 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 52 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.94% 0.98% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £163 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 11.94% 12.68% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 4
Average daily rate £250 £200 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £406 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.85 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.36% -15.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
SAN
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 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
Taunton -9 4 £163 - 1
Templecombe - - - -
Winscombe - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (25.00%) Statistics
7 2 (25.00%) Back Office
7 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (25.00%) Change Management
7 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (12.50%) Front Office
8 1 (12.50%) ITSM
8 1 (12.50%) MCP
8 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 1 (12.50%) Service Management
8 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (12.50%) NetApp
8 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Statistics
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp