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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 56 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.04% 0.79% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.43% 7.00% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Median daily rate £343 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +23.63%
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
140 100 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.18% 11.35% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 57 47
Median daily rate £370 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £280 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 11
Median hourly rate £9.00 £25.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.21% +56.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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
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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Clustering
3 11 (68.75%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 8 (50.00%) Unix
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Optimisation
7 6 (37.50%) Ingres
7 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (37.50%) SCCM
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (31.25%) VMware
8 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
8 5 (31.25%) Server Patching
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) DNS
10 3 (18.75%) Sun
10 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
10 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
10 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
10 3 (18.75%) NAS

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 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) NAS
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) ADSL
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) DMZ
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Ingres
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DBA
2 5 (31.25%) SQL DBA
3 4 (25.00%) Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Build Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) SAN Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Clustering
2 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
4 2 (12.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Unix
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Optimisation
2 5 (31.25%) Server Patching
3 3 (18.75%) Security Hardening
3 3 (18.75%) Server Building
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Presales
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Sun
4 2 (12.50%) Altiris
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (6.25%) ProCurve