The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 43 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.47% 0.47% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 2.33% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £413 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £403 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £423 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.26% -1.04%
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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 Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
65 86 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.26% 20.38% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 60 36
Average daily rate £425 £450 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £311 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Database Security
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Lync
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (25.00%) PaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) IaaS
6 1 (12.50%) Network Management
6 1 (12.50%) NAS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WLAN
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) Senior DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Break Fix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ETL
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 4 (50.00%) Database Security
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix