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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 57 52 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.66% 1.66% 3.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 14.29% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
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£385 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+22.10% -1.04%
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
76 70 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.52% 11.59% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 41 42
Average daily rate £350 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 4 £385 +2.66% 5
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) SCOM
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Clustering
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) Back Office
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) JMeter
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) FileNet
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
1 1 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
1 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
1 1 (9.09%) Gradle
1 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Back Office
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 1 (9.09%) Java SE
1 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) Drools
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
1 1 (9.09%) JAX-RS
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) BPEL
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) BPMN
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) vCloud
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
2 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco