The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 April 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 57 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.36% 1.48% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 10.81% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £313 £375 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +38.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £305 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £428 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.96 £40.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -52.89% +15.00%  

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 87 74 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 15.62% 13.68% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 48 19
Median daily rate £338 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +5.86% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -60.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing SAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in South Wales

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in South Wales

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in South Wales

SAN
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 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
Bridgend - 1 £250 -
SAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SAN.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) iPhone
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) ADSL
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (33.33%) Fujitsu
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) ADSL
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 2 (33.33%) Hitachi
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) BMC
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
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