Period
to 20 July 2017

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 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 76 80
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -14
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.92% 1.37% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.21% 7.82% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.25% +8.50%
10th Percentile £297 £325 £252
90th Percentile £420 £525 £305
Wales median daily rate £363 £375 £280
% change year-on-year -3.33% +33.93% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 161 179 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 14.81% 17.48% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 108 78
South Wales median daily rate £310 £384 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.22% +38.29% -26.00%
10th Percentile £170 £265 £196
90th Percentile £471 £529 £479
Wales median daily rate £310 £390 £310
% change year-on-year -20.51% +25.81% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 2
South Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £21.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +161.90% -13.40% +24.36%
10th Percentile £15.93 £12.55 £14.13
90th Percentile £77.50 £71.50 £33.78
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £20.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year +171.60% +47.27% -50.00%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +4 3 £375 -1.64% 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £375 -
Cardiff +4 1 £350 -6.67% 6
Bridgend - 1 £250 -
SAN
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) Hitachi
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) EMC VNX
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) CLARiiON
4 3 (30.00%) Fujitsu
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) BMC
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) VPN

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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) EMC Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Server Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Server Support
5 1 (10.00%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CLARiiON
1 3 (30.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (10.00%) Power Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) EMC
2 3 (30.00%) Fujitsu
2 3 (30.00%) Hitachi
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam
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