The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 29 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.60% - 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.48 £28.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.06% 16.96% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 10
Average daily rate £375 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £325 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.35 £9.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -58.69%
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 Staffordshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SAN
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Software Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) WAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy