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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 54 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing SAN 18 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.99% 1.35% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.13% 11.43% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 2
Median daily rate £315 £275 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £363 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +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
119 105 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.18% 11.77% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 58 59
Median daily rate £313 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £100.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) PowerShell
3 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (46.43%) Linux
4 13 (46.43%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 12 (42.86%) Unix
5 12 (42.86%) VMware
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (39.29%) Clustering
7 10 (35.71%) Server Patching
7 10 (35.71%) SQL Optimisation
7 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
7 10 (35.71%) Ingres
7 10 (35.71%) Failover Clustering
8 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (32.14%) SCCM
9 8 (28.57%) Data Management
9 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (25.00%) VBScript
10 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 6 (21.43%) Migration
11 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (17.86%) WAN
12 5 (17.86%) Dell
12 5 (17.86%) NetApp
13 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects

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 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) MPLS
3 2 (7.14%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) Extranet
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) Intranet
4 1 (3.57%) Skype
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (35.71%) Ingres
3 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) DBA
2 11 (39.29%) SQL DBA
3 7 (25.00%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Ingres DBA
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Hardware Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) EMC VNX
3 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Linux
3 12 (42.86%) Unix
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Server Patching
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Optimisation
2 8 (28.57%) Data Management
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.29%) ETL
4 4 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Service Design
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) PowerShell
2 13 (46.43%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
4 7 (25.00%) VBScript
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) MCSE
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.57%) NFS
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Failover Clustering
2 9 (32.14%) SCCM
3 4 (14.29%) WSUS
4 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.57%) MOM
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (17.86%) Dell
2 5 (17.86%) NetApp
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) Dell Compellent
3 4 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
3 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (10.71%) EMC
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) Veritas