The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 June 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)
UK > Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 52 69
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17  
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.65% 1.26% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.82% 6.14% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Wales median daily rate £350 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +3.44%  
10th Percentile £325 £350 £294
90th Percentile £415 £483 £449
UK median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £23.38 £28.30
% change year-on-year -8.02% -17.40%  

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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 83 114 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 13.45% 20.50% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 206 144
Wales median daily rate £300 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.07% +6.20%  
10th Percentile £175 £291 £204
90th Percentile £425 £625 £484
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year +3.09% +9.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 7
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00%  
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.58 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.83 £62.50 £16.00
UK median hourly rate £28.27 £28.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -0.82% +24.83%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Wales

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Wales

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Wales

SAN
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
South Wales -8 4 £350 -6.66% 4
SAN
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for SAN.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) BMC
4 2 (25.00%) Hitachi
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) BladeLogic
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (12.50%) Power Management
5 1 (12.50%) NAS
5 1 (12.50%) Veeam
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
5 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) ADSL
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Power Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) BMC
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Hitachi
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas
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