Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 48 68
Rank change year-on-year -8 +20 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.49% 1.45% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 11.59% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 13
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £488 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.21% +26.62% +2.67%
10th Percentile £233 £388 £314
90th Percentile £370 £527 £438
South Wales median daily rate £363 £475 £385
% change year-on-year -23.68% +23.38% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

SAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 101 69 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.42% 12.50% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 53 124
Cardiff median daily rate £300 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.28% -17.31%
10th Percentile £143 £188 £204
90th Percentile £450 £506 £475
South Wales median daily rate £316 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -20.94% +21.21% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -37.50% -
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00% +42.86%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Cardiff

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAN in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Cardiff

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Cardiff

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SAN.

1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Postfix
2 1 (33.33%) Sendmail
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) iptables
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) iptables
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) Postfix
2 1 (33.33%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (33.33%) VMware