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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 57 53 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.27% 2.28% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 16.13% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 3
Average daily rate
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£271 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £192 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -33.33%
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
42 93 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.64% 14.11% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 55 29
Average daily rate £303 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £34.50 £19.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% +27.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 28 May 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 +4 2 £310 +37.77% 3
Glamorgan 0 1 £280 +12.00%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
Newport - 1 - - 3
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) SCOM
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Intune
5 3 (23.08%) SaaS
5 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) NAS
5 3 (23.08%) Lync
5 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) Juniper

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) Lync
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) FileNet
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) NAS
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 3 (23.08%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) SNMP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Gradle
1 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) JMeter
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Change Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
1 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
1 1 (7.69%) CSS3
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) Drools
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) Java SE
1 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (23.08%) CRM
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) UML
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) BPMN
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) BPEL
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) vCloud
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCOM
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Intune
3 2 (15.38%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (15.38%) BladeLogic
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
2 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) BMC
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix