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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 67 65 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.89% 0.88% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.88% 7.22% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £320 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £383 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+22.10% -1.04%
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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
81 97 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.00% 12.14% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 62 27
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 6
Average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -55.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £22.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) MS Access
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Clustering
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) MS Access
3 2 (13.33%) DB2
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Debian
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (6.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
1 1 (6.67%) VB
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
4 1 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle