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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 53 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.60% 2.69% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.51% 20.25% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 2
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£271 £250 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £176 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £450 £242
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £23.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+43.15% -12.03%
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
39 79 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.82% 13.28% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 25
Average daily rate £300 £365 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +40.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £34.50 £19.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -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 5 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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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 +8 2 £310 +63.15% 3
Newport - 2 - - 1
Glamorgan 0 1 £280 +12.00%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - -
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 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
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
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) FileNet
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%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (23.08%) NAS
3 3 (23.08%) MPLS
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
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 Reporting Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) JMeter
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
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%) Gradle
1 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Change Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support 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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) Java SE
1 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) Drools
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
1 1 (7.69%) CSS3
1 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 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%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) CRM
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) UML
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
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%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
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%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) vCloud
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCOM
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Intune
3 2 (15.38%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (15.38%) BladeLogic
4 1 (7.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
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
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