The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 63 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.70% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.22% 3.19% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £500 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+13.82% +13.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
115 94 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.37% 9.94% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 49 42
Average daily rate £360 £375 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £211 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £18.13 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.72 £18.50 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Bristol region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (35.71%) MS Access
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (14.29%) NetApp
6 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 2 (14.29%) Perl
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Veeam
6 2 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (14.29%) Android
6 2 (14.29%) iPhone
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) MS Access
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Software Distribution
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Server
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper
2 2 (14.29%) NetApp
2 2 (14.29%) Veeam
2 2 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
3 1 (7.14%) Brocade
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft