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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 58 34 50
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.40% 4.01% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 30.65% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 4
Average daily rate £368 £439 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% +25.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £305 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
115 62 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.13% 13.08% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 45 38
Average daily rate £338 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.11% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 12
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -27 1 £625 +42.04% 1
Chippenham - 1 £335 - 1
Corsham - - - - 2
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) UNIX
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) HP
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) Solaris
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
5 7 (43.75%) 3PAR
6 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (37.50%) Perl
6 6 (37.50%) Python
6 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) Sun
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (25.00%) JSP 440
8 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (25.00%) vCloud
8 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (25.00%) SOA
8 4 (25.00%) VMS
8 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (25.00%) JSP
8 4 (25.00%) Ruby
8 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) Lync
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) FTP
3 2 (12.50%) SSH
3 2 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Service Design Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Backup Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Grid Computing
1 3 (18.75%) Wiki
2 2 (12.50%) Celerra
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) UNIX
3 7 (43.75%) Solaris
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) VMS
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) SOA
2 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Security Management
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Perl
1 6 (37.50%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Ruby
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) JSP 440
2 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) vCloud
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (12.50%) NFS
6 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (18.75%) SCOrch
2 3 (18.75%) SCSM
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
2 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
2 3 (18.75%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) 3PAR
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Sun
6 3 (18.75%) EMC
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) McAfee
8 1 (6.25%) Sophos
8 1 (6.25%) Brocade