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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 49 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.06% 0.94% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 7.84% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £163 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.66%
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
23 51 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.10% 12.03% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 12
Average daily rate £288 £250 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £440 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.25 £14.50 £11.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.10% +22.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £14.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.18 £15.00 £14.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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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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
Bath - 2 £194 - 3
Taunton -4 1 £300 +84.61%
Street - - - -
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) Middleware
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) assyst
6 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) VLAN
7 1 (12.50%) Marketing
7 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (12.50%) SCCM
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) assyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Server Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
3 1 (12.50%) Becrypt
3 1 (12.50%) SAP