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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 26 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.28% 1.68% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.16% 9.09% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £135 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -70.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.88 £33.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.25% +20.90%
SAN
Merseyside

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
38 55 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.35% 18.46% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 11
Median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -82.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SAN.

1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (35.71%) CCIE
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) Brocade
3 5 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (35.71%) FWSM
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (35.71%) NX-OS
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) EMC
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (21.43%) NAS
5 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
5 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) EMC VNX
5 3 (21.43%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (14.29%) FlexPod
6 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
6 2 (14.29%) Network Design
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
6 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall

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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (35.71%) FWSM
1 5 (35.71%) NX-OS
2 3 (21.43%) NAS
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) DMZ
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Design Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Implementation Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Storage Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) VMWare Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) EMC VMAX
1 3 (21.43%) EMC VNX
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) FlexPod
2 2 (14.29%) HACMP
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) IBM XIV
3 1 (7.14%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (7.14%) Escalation Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
3 1 (7.14%) Server Building
3 1 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCIE
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) PowerHA
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Legato
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Brocade
2 5 (35.71%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) EMC
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy