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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 51 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.29% 0.46% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 4.08% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Median daily rate £400 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +52.38%
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
87 49 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.71% 11.26% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 27 50
Median daily rate £330 £435 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £570 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.25 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Cheltenham - 2 £300 - 1
Cirencester - 2 £400 - 1
SAN
South West

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
5 3 (30.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) IPv6
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) ERP Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) WSDL
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) MCSD
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas