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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 27 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.88% 3.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 30.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.66%
SAN
West Midlands

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
26 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.50% 10.24% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 7
Average daily rate £400 £260 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.00 £14.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -16.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
SAN
West Midlands

SAN
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy