The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
UK / Wales
Rank 54 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.94% 1.51% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 7.89% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Median daily rate £181 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.81% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £333 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.75 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+60.74% -10.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
99 114 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.57% 19.16% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 93 70
Median daily rate £363 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.75 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.16% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £30.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +5 6 £181 -60.81% 2
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SAN.

1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (60.00%) HP
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (46.67%) Citrix
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) Migration
7 6 (40.00%) Information Security
7 6 (40.00%) NetApp
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (40.00%) SAP
7 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (33.33%) MS Office
9 4 (26.67%) Cisco
9 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
9 4 (26.67%) Service Management
9 4 (26.67%) Firewall
9 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
10 3 (20.00%) Software Licensing
10 3 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
10 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (13.33%) ADSL
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Migration Architect
4 3 (20.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Server Support
6 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
3 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (13.33%) Android
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Software Licensing
4 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) HP
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Citrix
5 6 (40.00%) NetApp
5 6 (40.00%) SAP
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) Avaya
8 2 (13.33%) Apple
9 1 (6.67%) Dell
9 1 (6.67%) EMC
9 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
9 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
9 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
9 1 (6.67%) Red Hat