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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 58 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.78% 0.96% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.20% 6.10% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
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
98 82 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.41% 15.80% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 60 22
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £202 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff -3 9 £463 +7.24% 2
Newport - 1 £350 -
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (63.64%) Windows
1 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (45.45%) HP
4 10 (45.45%) Migration
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) VMware
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (31.82%) Project Management
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (27.27%) NetApp
7 6 (27.27%) Citrix
7 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
7 6 (27.27%) Office 365
8 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (22.73%) Data Integration
8 5 (22.73%) MS Office
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco
8 5 (22.73%) CRM
8 5 (22.73%) Service Management
9 4 (18.18%) GIS
9 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
9 4 (18.18%) Dell
9 4 (18.18%) Juniper
9 4 (18.18%) ETL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) ArcGIS
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (27.27%) Office 365
3 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (18.18%) NAS
1 4 (18.18%) Network Security
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) GIS
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Technical Design Authority
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) AIX Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Migration Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Data Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) LPAR
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) PMI
4 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
1 14 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) AIX
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) CRM
4 5 (22.73%) Service Management
5 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) ETL
5 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Information Security
6 3 (13.64%) ITSM
6 3 (13.64%) Project Governance
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.64%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (13.64%) UML
7 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) CAPM
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PgMP
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.55%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) nmon
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) HP
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) NetApp
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 4 (18.18%) Dell
5 4 (18.18%) Juniper
6 3 (13.64%) 3PAR
6 3 (13.64%) ESRI
6 3 (13.64%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.09%) Sage
7 2 (9.09%) Veeam
8 1 (4.55%) CA
8 1 (4.55%) IBM
8 1 (4.55%) PlateSpin
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