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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 37 46 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.40% 0.23% 6.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.63% 1.35% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 12
Average daily rate
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- £625 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +1.85%
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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
43 74 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.04% 17.21% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 58 24
Average daily rate £363 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £28.63 £40.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.32% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Database Security
2 5 (83.33%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DBA
1 5 (83.33%) Senior DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ETL
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Improvement
1 5 (83.33%) Database Security
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Veeam