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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 37 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.71% 1.85% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £271 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
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
39 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 11.14% 11.11% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 7
Average daily rate £325 £229 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.69% +27.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +22.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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
Bath - - - - 2
Frome - - - - 2
Street - - - -
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (57.14%) HP
3 8 (57.14%) Back Office
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 5 (35.71%) Service Management
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) SLA
6 4 (28.57%) NetApp
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) MCSE
7 3 (21.43%) MCP
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
7 3 (21.43%) assyst
7 3 (21.43%) MCITP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) assyst
2 1 (7.14%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (57.14%) Back Office
2 2 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Support Technician
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Statistics
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Service Management
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) MCP
2 3 (21.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 14001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) JBoss