The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 112 108 132
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs citing SAN 31 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 0.94% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.18% 7.88% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 7
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £470 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +77.77%
SAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
502 368 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.02% 11.90% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 209 229
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 39
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.08 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SAN
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bristol -1 10 £343 +9.60% 11
Wiltshire -8 7 £500 +35.13% 2
Gloucestershire +7 6 £400 - 1
Somerset +12 4 £250 +11.11%
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 South West region with a requirement for SAN.

1 47 (81.03%) Windows
2 25 (43.10%) VMware
3 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 22 (37.93%) Windows Server
5 21 (36.21%) Linux
6 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (34.48%) Hyper-V
7 19 (32.76%) SQL
7 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
7 19 (32.76%) Clustering
8 17 (29.31%) Unix
8 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
8 17 (29.31%) Data Centre
9 14 (24.14%) Cisco
9 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
9 14 (24.14%) Citrix
10 13 (22.41%) PowerShell
11 12 (20.69%) Migration
12 11 (18.97%) Shell Script
12 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (18.97%) Web Services
12 11 (18.97%) ITIL
12 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
12 11 (18.97%) SCCM
12 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (17.24%) MCSE
13 10 (17.24%) Ingres
13 10 (17.24%) LAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.72%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.72%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon S3
1 4 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) LAN
1 10 (17.24%) WAN
2 7 (12.07%) DNS
2 7 (12.07%) NAS
2 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.34%) Firewall
4 4 (6.90%) HTTPS
4 4 (6.90%) SSL
4 4 (6.90%) VPN
5 3 (5.17%) DHCP
5 3 (5.17%) VLAN
5 3 (5.17%) VoIP
6 1 (1.72%) ADSL
6 1 (1.72%) DMZ
6 1 (1.72%) IPv6
6 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.72%) MPLS
6 1 (1.72%) Multicast
6 1 (1.72%) Wireless
6 1 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (17.24%) Ingres
3 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.72%) OLAP
6 1 (1.72%) OLTP
6 1 (1.72%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.72%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Local Government
3 1 (1.72%) Military
3 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) DBA
2 10 (17.24%) SQL DBA
3 9 (15.52%) Administrator
3 9 (15.52%) Architect
4 8 (13.79%) Server Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Capacity Manager
7 4 (6.90%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Availability Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Build Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Capacity and Availability Manager
8 3 (5.17%) ERP Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) Web Services
2 7 (12.07%) REST
2 7 (12.07%) WSDL
2 7 (12.07%) XML
2 7 (12.07%) XSD
3 3 (5.17%) J2EE
4 1 (1.72%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.72%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Clustering
2 17 (29.31%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.07%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.90%) NHS
5 3 (5.17%) Replication
6 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.45%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (3.45%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.45%) EqualLogic
6 2 (3.45%) IBM XIV
6 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.72%) CESG
7 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.72%) iSeries
7 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (81.03%) Windows
2 22 (37.93%) Windows Server
3 21 (36.21%) Linux
4 17 (29.31%) Unix
5 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.72%) HPUX
10 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Migration
2 11 (18.97%) ITIL
3 10 (17.24%) SQL Optimisation
4 9 (15.52%) Server Patching
5 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.07%) Capacity Management
5 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.07%) ITSM
5 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
5 7 (12.07%) SOA
6 6 (10.34%) Data Management
6 6 (10.34%) MODAF
6 6 (10.34%) Performance Testing
6 6 (10.34%) TOGAF
6 6 (10.34%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (6.90%) ERP
7 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.90%) Load Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) SQL
2 13 (22.41%) PowerShell
3 11 (18.97%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.45%) Java
4 2 (3.45%) Perl
4 2 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (17.24%) MCSE
4 8 (13.79%) MCSA
5 7 (12.07%) CCNA
5 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (12.07%) MCSD
6 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.72%) CCNP
10 1 (1.72%) Degree
10 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.72%) MCP
10 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) HL7
2 2 (3.45%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (34.48%) Hyper-V
1 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
3 9 (15.52%) Xen
4 7 (12.07%) Docker
5 5 (8.62%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.45%) vSphere
7 1 (1.72%) vCloud
7 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) Hyperic
2 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.72%) SCOM
2 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.72%) vMotion
2 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) VMware
2 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 14 (24.14%) Cisco
3 14 (24.14%) Citrix
4 5 (8.62%) HP
4 5 (8.62%) IBM
4 5 (8.62%) NetApp
5 4 (6.90%) Dell
5 4 (6.90%) EMC
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle
5 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.90%) Sun
6 3 (5.17%) Veeam
7 2 (3.45%) Brocade
8 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.72%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.72%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.72%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.72%) Symantec
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