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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 39 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.60% 1.72% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% 10.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£250 £168 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.25% -64.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.32%
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
26 40 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.31% 17.17% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 6
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 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 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 £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 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
Bath - 1 £225 - 1
Street - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (40.00%) Back Office
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) SAP
5 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) SLA
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (13.33%) SAP Business One
7 2 (13.33%) QA
7 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (13.33%) assyst
7 2 (13.33%) Marketing
7 2 (13.33%) Programme Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Business One
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (13.33%) assyst
2 1 (6.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) HBase
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Voldemort
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) CouchDB
General
1 6 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Technician
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
1 2 (13.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Android
5 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) R
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) QA
3 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
3 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (13.33%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) HP
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Mitel
4 2 (13.33%) ProCurve
4 2 (13.33%) Infor
4 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
4 2 (13.33%) Kerio
4 2 (13.33%) NEC
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Rackspace