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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 55 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.59% 0.67% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.62% 3.70% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Median daily rate £475 £413 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £302 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.83%
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
116 108 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.41% 18.03% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 83 47
Median daily rate £400 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +17 6 £488 +30.00%
Newport - 3 £188 -
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SAN.

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) HP
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (53.33%) Citrix
4 8 (53.33%) Migration
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) Information Security
5 7 (46.67%) NetApp
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) SAP
5 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
5 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Service Management
7 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco
8 4 (26.67%) Firewall
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (20.00%) Software Licensing
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
9 3 (20.00%) Degree
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 8

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.67%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Migration Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Design Authority
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
1 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Migration
2 7 (46.67%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Software Licensing
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Management
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) HP
3 8 (53.33%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) NetApp
4 7 (46.67%) SAP
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) Avaya
8 2 (13.33%) Dell
9 1 (6.67%) arcserve
9 1 (6.67%) EMC
9 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
9 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
9 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
9 1 (6.67%) IBM
9 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
9 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (6.67%) Symantec
9 1 (6.67%) Trend Micro