The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 66 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.33% 0.64% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 5.26% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate £500 £269 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -10.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 76 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.41% 12.14% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 77
Average daily rate £363 £320 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -20.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.50 £14.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £38.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
SAN
South West

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 24 April 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) DoDAF
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SCADA
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) SCADA
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) DoDAF
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
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