The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 55 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 11 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.45% 0.73% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.36% 5.56% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Median daily rate £313 £325 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £385 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +205.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £29.88
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.46%
SAN
South West

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
89 108 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.76% 13.14% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 60 70
Median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £146 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 12
Median hourly rate £20.25 £27.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +80.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £11.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £41.25 £25.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SAN.

1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Linux
2 19 (59.38%) PowerShell
3 15 (46.88%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (43.75%) VMware
4 14 (43.75%) SQL
4 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 14 (43.75%) Unix
5 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
5 13 (40.63%) Clustering
5 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (40.63%) Failover Clustering
6 11 (34.38%) Data Encryption
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Optimisation
6 11 (34.38%) Shell Script
6 11 (34.38%) Ingres
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (25.00%) Server Patching
8 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (25.00%) NetApp
8 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (25.00%) SCCM
9 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (21.88%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (21.88%) ETL
9 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (21.88%) VBScript

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) NAS
2 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) MPLS
4 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) Extranet
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) Intranet
5 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.13%) Skype
5 1 (3.13%) SNMP
5 1 (3.13%) VLAN
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (34.38%) Ingres
4 7 (21.88%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Banking
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) DBA
2 11 (34.38%) SQL DBA
3 7 (21.88%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Ingres DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Hardware Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.25%) IT Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) Client/Server
3 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.50%) EMC VNX
4 3 (9.38%) NHS
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Linux
3 14 (43.75%) Unix
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.25%) Android
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.13%) CentOS
9 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Data Encryption
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Optimisation
2 8 (25.00%) Server Patching
3 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (21.88%) ETL
4 6 (18.75%) Data Management
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 4 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.25%) High Availability
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Service Design
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) PowerShell
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) Shell Script
4 7 (21.88%) VBScript
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
3 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.63%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 4 (12.50%) NFS
6 1 (3.13%) Firmware
6 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (25.00%) SCCM
3 4 (12.50%) WSUS
4 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.13%) MOM
4 1 (3.13%) Puppet
4 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) NetApp
3 7 (21.88%) SAP
4 5 (15.63%) Dell
5 4 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
5 4 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco
6 3 (9.38%) EMC
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle
8 1 (3.13%) Apple
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) Google
8 1 (3.13%) HP
8 1 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.13%) Sonatype
8 1 (3.13%) Sun
8 1 (3.13%) Veritas