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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 30 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 16 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.23% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 2.99% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate £290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £358 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.62% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £23.15
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +40.38%
SAN
Wiltshire

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
84 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.22% 15.91% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 34 34
Average daily rate £363 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £22.69 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) ITIL
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (35.00%) Capacity Management
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
4 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (35.00%) vSphere
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) NetBackup
5 6 (30.00%) ITSM
5 6 (30.00%) Unix
5 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (30.00%) NetApp
5 6 (30.00%) PRINCE
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Office 365
5 6 (30.00%) Skype for Business
5 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (30.00%) Skype
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (20.00%) IBM XIV
6 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (20.00%) 3PAR
6 4 (20.00%) Brocade

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (30.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (30.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Capacity Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Availability Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity and Availability Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) NetBackup Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (20.00%) IBM XIV
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (30.00%) Unix
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Capacity Management
2 7 (35.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) ITSM
3 6 (30.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (15.00%) Security Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (35.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) NetApp
3 4 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (20.00%) Brocade
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Intel
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle