The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Swindon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 48 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.23% 5.19% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 40.00% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 3
Average daily rate £625 £440 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.04% +25.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 35 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.57% 12.96% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 27 28
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SAN
Wiltshire

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

SAN
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) Brocade
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) Brocade