The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 74 65 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.48% 1.54% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 9.02% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Median daily rate £338 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £202 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £375 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £39.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.41% +73.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.48 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +15.60%
SAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 122 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.41% 17.04% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 96 40
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.33 £39.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
Oxford -8 2 £375 +20.00%
Banbury - 1 £300 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Nagios
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Hyperic
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Nmap
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Qualys
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat