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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 37 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.09% 3.37% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.88% 20.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £221 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.99% -33.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -
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
32 35 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.55% 16.83% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 7
Average daily rate £250 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £395 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.30 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.35% -51.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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
Street - 2 £250 -
Yeovil - - - -
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Back Office
3 6 (37.50%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (25.00%) NetApp
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) SAP
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (12.50%) Kerio
7 2 (12.50%) Kerio MailServer
7 2 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (12.50%) SAP Business One
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) Mitel
7 2 (12.50%) ProCurve

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) assyst
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Business One
2 1 (6.25%) Summit
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) HBase
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Voldemort
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (37.50%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Streaming Video
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (12.50%) Android
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
7 1 (6.25%) Solaris
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Software Licensing
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) R
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (12.50%) Kerio MailServer
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Apple
5 2 (12.50%) NEC
5 2 (12.50%) Mitel
5 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
5 2 (12.50%) ProCurve
5 2 (12.50%) Infor
5 2 (12.50%) Kerio
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat