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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 39 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.34% 1.33% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 18.18% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate £410 £250 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% +49.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £358 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.62% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £23.15
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +40.38%
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
17 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.84% 7.33% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 19
Average daily rate £450 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 1 £410 +64.00%
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) Unix
5 3 (42.86%) MCSE
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) Nessus
5 3 (42.86%) MCITP
5 3 (42.86%) Time Management
5 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (28.57%) Solaris
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) IBM
7 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (14.29%) IIS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) IT Security Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) IBM