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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 43 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.24% 1.77% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.06% 8.57% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Median daily rate £181 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.81% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £333 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £26.75 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+73.83% -10.08%

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
85 105 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.60% 20.63% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 85 63
Median daily rate £375 £339 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% -9.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £207 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 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 £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Newport - 3 £188 - 1
Cardiff +11 2 £134 -71.46% 1
SAN
Wales

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) HP
4 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Citrix
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) Migration
6 6 (42.86%) Information Security
6 6 (42.86%) NetApp
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (42.86%) SAP
6 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (35.71%) MS Office
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco
8 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
8 4 (28.57%) Service Management
8 4 (28.57%) Firewall
8 4 (28.57%) Backup Exec
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (21.43%) Software Licensing
9 3 (21.43%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
9 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V

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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
2 3 (21.43%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (14.29%) ADSL
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) NAS
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Migration Architect
4 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Server Support
6 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
3 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) Android
7 1 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Software Licensing
4 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) HP
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) NetApp
4 6 (42.86%) SAP
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Avaya
7 2 (14.29%) Apple
8 1 (7.14%) Dell
8 1 (7.14%) EMC
8 1 (7.14%) EqualLogic
8 1 (7.14%) Fujitsu
8 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
8 1 (7.14%) Red Hat