The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 64 60 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.76% 0.98% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 4.55% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate
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£290 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £238 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £425 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.46 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.12% +22.22%
SAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
183 154 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.28% 21.63% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 84 39
Average daily rate £425 £413 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £256 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 1 September 2015. 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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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
Salisbury - 3 - -
Swindon -6 2 £275 +10.00%
Chippenham - 1 £305 -
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco
6 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 6 (37.50%) NAS
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (25.00%) Dell
8 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (25.00%) Solaris
8 4 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) IIS
8 4 (25.00%) Apache
8 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 4 (25.00%) DHCP
8 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (25.00%) Lync
8 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (18.75%) CentOS
9 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (25.00%) Lync
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) NAS
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) VLAN
5 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
5 3 (18.75%) Multicast
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (6.25%) Network Security
7 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (6.25%) WLAN
7 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (6.25%) HTTP
7 1 (6.25%) SSL
7 1 (6.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Break Fix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSD
2 1 (6.25%) JMS
2 1 (6.25%) WSDL
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Wiki
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) CCTV
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (18.75%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
1 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (6.25%) BPMN
3 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) B2B
3 1 (6.25%) B2C
3 1 (6.25%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) RHCE
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Samba
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (6.25%) Xen
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (6.25%) Firmware
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WSUS
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Dell
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (18.75%) Sun
7 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (12.50%) McAfee
8 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (6.25%) F5
8 1 (6.25%) HP
8 1 (6.25%) IBM
8 1 (6.25%) Intel
8 1 (6.25%) Citrix
8 1 (6.25%) Nokia