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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 40 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.17% 0.32% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.49% 3.23% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£250 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.07
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +24.56%
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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
91 31 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.21% 9.84% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 18 58
Average daily rate £400 £391 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 1 October 2014.

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 24 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
2 3 (42.86%) Meraki
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Brocade
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
2 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Storage Architect
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) Meraki
3 2 (28.57%) Brocade
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP