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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 54 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.98% 1.24% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 8.73% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.48 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +11.24%
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
114 126 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.57% 14.17% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 91 43
Median daily rate £375 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.18 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -30.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 29 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 5 £388 +0.64% 1
SAN
UK

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) MCSE
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (18.18%) Trend Micro

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 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 1 (9.09%) Skype
5 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) GIS
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Design Authority
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) CLARiiON
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) MCITP
3 2 (18.18%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Dell
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) arcserve
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Intel Security
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Trend Micro
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Fujitsu
4 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) SAP