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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 57 50 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing SAN 11 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.68% 1.60% 3.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.28% 16.98% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 11
Average daily rate
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£385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.48 £28.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +25.00%
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
107 53 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.36% 9.43% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 34 44
Average daily rate £371 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £20.25 - £15.58
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 August 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 -9 10 £385 +2.66% 3
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (44.44%) HP
6 7 (38.89%) Dell
6 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
7 6 (33.33%) 3PAR
8 5 (27.78%) Migration
9 4 (22.22%) VMware
9 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 4 (22.22%) Office 365
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
10 3 (16.67%) Network Security
10 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
10 3 (16.67%) SQL
10 3 (16.67%) Cisco
10 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 3 (16.67%) Project Management
11 2 (11.11%) Finance
11 2 (11.11%) Clustering
11 2 (11.11%) ESRI
11 2 (11.11%) ArcGIS
11 2 (11.11%) Back Office
11 2 (11.11%) Juniper
11 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) ArcGIS
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) FileNet
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (11.11%) NAS
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.56%) JMeter
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
1 1 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.56%) Gradle
1 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.11%) Back Office
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.56%) Java SE
1 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) Drools
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.56%) CSS3
1 1 (5.56%) JAX-RS
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.56%) NHS
4 1 (5.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) BPMN
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCTS
1 1 (5.56%) MCITP
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) HP
3 7 (38.89%) Dell
4 6 (33.33%) 3PAR
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (11.11%) Juniper
7 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (11.11%) ESRI
8 1 (5.56%) Citrix