The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 31 43 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +17
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.67% 1.04% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 10.26% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £250 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +64.10%
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 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.88% 10.16% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 28
Median daily rate £300 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £405 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £21.75 £20.19 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +34.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.08 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 3 £250 -
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for SAN.

1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (25.00%) Server Support
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Support
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp