The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 61 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.57% 0.73% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.85% 5.56% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate £425 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
SAN
UK

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
113 90 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.80% 13.20% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 65 25
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.45% +10.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -3 10 £425 -2.85% 5
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 13 (61.90%) Windows
1 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
1 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) HP
3 10 (47.62%) Migration
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (38.10%) VMware
6 7 (33.33%) Project Management
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (28.57%) Office 365
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (28.57%) NetApp
7 6 (28.57%) Citrix
7 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) MS Office
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 5 (23.81%) CRM
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco
8 5 (23.81%) Service Management
8 5 (23.81%) Data Integration
8 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (19.05%) Network Security

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) ArcGIS
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (19.05%) NAS
1 4 (19.05%) Network Security
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) GIS
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
1 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Design Authority
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) Data Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) PMI
4 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
1 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Migration
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) CRM
4 5 (23.81%) Service Management
5 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) ETL
5 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Information Security
6 3 (14.29%) ITSM
6 3 (14.29%) Project Governance
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 3 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (14.29%) UML
7 2 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) CAPM
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) MCTS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PgMP
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) HP
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) NetApp
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco
6 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
6 4 (19.05%) Dell
6 4 (19.05%) Juniper
7 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
7 3 (14.29%) ESRI
7 3 (14.29%) SAP
8 2 (9.52%) Sage
8 2 (9.52%) Veeam
9 1 (4.76%) CA
9 1 (4.76%) PlateSpin
9 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
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