The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 46 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.42% 0.21% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.86% 1.89% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £250 £175 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -56.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £28.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-22.12% +20.21%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 53 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.06% 11.28% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 43 52
Median daily rate £325 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £15.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.80 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Gloucestershire region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Gloucestershire region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +6 3 £179 +2.14%
Cheltenham - 2 £300 -
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) CCNA
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
6 3 (23.08%) SSL
6 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 3 (23.08%) VBScript
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (23.08%) Load Testing

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon S3
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
2 3 (23.08%) SSL
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) IPv6
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) DBA
2 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) NHS DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) WSDL
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VBScript
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Bourne shell
4 1 (7.69%) Korn
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) MCSD
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) HL7
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Docker
4 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) CommVault
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Meru Networks
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas