The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 108 131 92
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -39
Contract jobs citing SAN 38 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.26% 0.59% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.07% 4.34% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 17
Average daily rate £316 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £473 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
SAN
England

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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
419 438 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.93% 13.54% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 224 159
Average daily rate £350 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the South West region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the South West region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SAN
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 8 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
Wiltshire +13 21 £313 +4.16% 4
Bristol +5 7 £400 +39.13% 2
Gloucestershire +11 4 - - 4
Dorset +7 4 - - 2
Somerset -1 2 £335 +34.00% 2
Devon - 2 £255 - 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 57 (78.08%) Windows
2 38 (52.05%) VMware
3 35 (47.95%) ITIL
4 33 (45.21%) HP
5 30 (41.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (34.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (31.51%) Windows Server
8 22 (30.14%) Unix
9 20 (27.40%) NetApp
9 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (26.03%) Linux
11 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
11 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
12 17 (23.29%) Replication
12 17 (23.29%) Data Centre
13 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
13 16 (21.92%) Cisco
13 16 (21.92%) EMC
14 15 (20.55%) Service Delivery
14 15 (20.55%) Hyper-V
15 13 (17.81%) vSphere
16 12 (16.44%) Enterprise Storage
16 12 (16.44%) NAS
16 12 (16.44%) IBM
17 11 (15.07%) NetBackup
18 10 (13.70%) LAN
18 10 (13.70%) VoIP
18 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
18 10 (13.70%) Brocade

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (12.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.22%) Skype for Business
3 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) Apache
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) NAS
2 10 (13.70%) LAN
2 10 (13.70%) VoIP
3 8 (10.96%) Kerberos
3 8 (10.96%) LDAP
3 8 (10.96%) WAN
4 6 (8.22%) DNS
4 6 (8.22%) Ethernet
4 6 (8.22%) Skype
4 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.22%) Unified Communications
5 4 (5.48%) DHCP
6 3 (4.11%) Firewall
7 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.74%) MPLS
8 1 (1.37%) NX-OS
8 1 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.37%) VLAN
8 1 (1.37%) VPN
8 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Banking
2 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Back Office
3 1 (1.37%) Local Government
3 1 (1.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (13.70%) Architect
3 8 (10.96%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Storage Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Administrator
4 7 (9.59%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) IBM Storage Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) NetBackup Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Storage Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) EMC Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) EMC Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) IBM Storage Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) NetBackup Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Storage Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Data Centre
1 17 (23.29%) Replication
2 12 (16.44%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.22%) EMC VMAX
4 6 (8.22%) IBM XIV
5 5 (6.85%) Clustering
6 3 (4.11%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.74%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.74%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.74%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.74%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.37%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 57 (78.08%) Windows
2 30 (41.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (31.51%) Windows Server
3 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (30.14%) Unix
5 20 (27.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (26.03%) Linux
7 4 (5.48%) Solaris
7 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.11%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.37%) HPUX
9 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) ITIL
2 15 (20.55%) Service Delivery
3 9 (12.33%) DevOps
3 9 (12.33%) PRINCE
4 8 (10.96%) CAD
4 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
4 8 (10.96%) Migration
5 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.59%) Capacity Management
5 7 (9.59%) Data Protection
6 6 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.22%) ITSM
7 5 (6.85%) Project Management
8 4 (5.48%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.48%) Time Management
9 3 (4.11%) Change Control
9 3 (4.11%) Change Management
9 3 (4.11%) Security Management
9 3 (4.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.85%) SQL
3 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.37%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.37%) Korn
4 1 (1.37%) Perl
4 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (9.59%) MCSE
5 4 (5.48%) CCNA
5 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.11%) Degree
6 3 (4.11%) MCITP
7 2 (2.74%) CCNP
7 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.37%) CCDA
8 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (34.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (24.66%) Active Directory
3 15 (20.55%) Hyper-V
4 13 (17.81%) vSphere
5 4 (5.48%) SRDF
5 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.74%) vCloud
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.37%) Firmware
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.37%) XenApp
7 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) NetBackup
2 8 (10.96%) FreeIPA
3 5 (6.85%) SCCM
4 4 (5.48%) SCOM
4 4 (5.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Nessus
6 2 (2.74%) vMotion
6 2 (2.74%) WSUS
7 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.37%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (52.05%) VMware
2 33 (45.21%) HP
3 20 (27.40%) NetApp
4 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
5 16 (21.92%) Cisco
5 16 (21.92%) EMC
6 12 (16.44%) IBM
7 10 (13.70%) 3PAR
7 10 (13.70%) Brocade
8 6 (8.22%) Hitachi
9 5 (6.85%) Citrix
10 3 (4.11%) Sun
10 3 (4.11%) Veeam
11 2 (2.74%) Altiris
11 2 (2.74%) Dell
11 2 (2.74%) Oracle
11 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.74%) Symantec
12 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.37%) Sophos
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