The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 53 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.96% 0.24% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.81% 2.63% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£438 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 - £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £338
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
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.57% 9.27% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 21 23
Average daily rate £375 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £263 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £14.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +5.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £15.00 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £137.50 £16.85
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 South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the South Wales region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the South Wales region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SAN
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the South Wales 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
Cardiff -7 3 £431 -
Newport - - - - 3
Torfaen - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Intune
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) MCSE
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) McAfee
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) SaaS
4 3 (33.33%) McAfee ePO

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) SaaS
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) NAS
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Change Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) GIS
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCTS
1 3 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Intune
2 3 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (33.33%) SCDPM
3 2 (22.22%) BladeLogic
3 2 (22.22%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (22.22%) SCOM
3 2 (22.22%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) BMC
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) VMware