The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 32 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.67% 2.15% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 15.63% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.11% +24.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 13.39% 13.73% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 10
Median daily rate £350 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SAN.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) NAS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (42.86%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
5 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
5 1 (14.29%) NX-OS
5 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
5 1 (14.29%) Server Building
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) Brocade

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) NAS
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) DMZ
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (14.29%) FWSM
3 1 (14.29%) NX-OS
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support
1 3 (42.86%) NetApp Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Storage Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Data ONTAP
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
4 1 (14.29%) HP
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