The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wiltshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 61 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.45% 1.57% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 10.11% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
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£413 £433 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +64.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £313 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 89 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.35% 15.48% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 43 63
Average daily rate £400 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £24.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
SAN
South West

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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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
Swindon -6 2 £413 -2.94% 1
Chippenham - - - -
Corsham - - - -
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) 3PAR
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) Perl
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 4 (36.36%) Ruby
5 4 (36.36%) SOA
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (36.36%) vCloud
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) SLA
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management
7 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
7 2 (18.18%) Brocade
7 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 2 (18.18%) WSUS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Lync
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) DMZ
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) SSH
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Service Design Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Wiki
2 1 (9.09%) Celerra
2 1 (9.09%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) vCloud
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) SCOrch
2 2 (18.18%) SCSM
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) WSUS
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) MOM
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) 3PAR
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Brocade
6 2 (18.18%) EMC
7 1 (9.09%) Veritas
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (9.09%) Sun
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle