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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
England / South West
Rank 133 109 126
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 1.19% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.03% 8.26% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 25 11
Median daily rate £250 £320 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +131.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.78% +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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
395 436 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.79% 14.45% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 290 191
Median daily rate £365 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £438 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 30
Median hourly rate £43.50 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.00% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.90 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire -13 2 £245 -21.60%
Dorset +3 1 - - 3
Bristol -5 1 £250 -41.17% 3
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 32 (78.05%) Linux
2 31 (75.61%) Windows
3 24 (58.54%) VMware
4 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
5 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (34.15%) Clustering
7 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
7 13 (31.71%) SQL
7 13 (31.71%) NAS
8 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
8 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
9 11 (26.83%) Unix
9 11 (26.83%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
10 10 (24.39%) ITIL
10 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
10 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
11 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (21.95%) Shell Script
11 9 (21.95%) Cisco
11 9 (21.95%) Ingres
11 9 (21.95%) Data Encryption
11 9 (21.95%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (21.95%) SQL Optimisation
12 8 (19.51%) HP
13 7 (17.07%) DNS
13 7 (17.07%) Solaris
13 7 (17.07%) Puppet

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 4 (9.76%) Apache
1 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) NAS
2 7 (17.07%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) VoIP
4 4 (9.76%) SMTP
4 4 (9.76%) SSL
5 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall
6 2 (4.88%) LAN
6 2 (4.88%) VLAN
6 2 (4.88%) WAN
7 1 (2.44%) DHCP
7 1 (2.44%) IPv6
7 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.44%) SNMP
7 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.95%) Ingres
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (14.63%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.76%) Games
2 3 (7.32%) Military
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) DBA
3 8 (19.51%) SQL DBA
4 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Ingres DBA
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Support Technician
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Clustering
2 6 (14.63%) Replication
3 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.76%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.88%) CESG
4 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Linux
2 31 (75.61%) Windows
3 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
4 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (26.83%) Unix
6 7 (17.07%) Solaris
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.88%) Debian
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.44%) CentOS
10 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) Data Encryption
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Optimisation
3 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (14.63%) DevOps
3 6 (14.63%) ETL
4 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.76%) Data Management
6 3 (7.32%) Server Patching
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Open Source
7 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.88%) Project Management
7 2 (4.88%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (4.88%) Service Management
7 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.44%) OO
8 1 (2.44%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.76%) AWK
3 4 (9.76%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) C
4 2 (4.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) CCNA
3 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (12.20%) MCSE
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (7.32%) MCITP
5 3 (7.32%) RHCE
6 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (4.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) JSP 440
1 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
3 9 (21.95%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (14.63%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
6 4 (9.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
6 4 (9.76%) vSphere
7 3 (7.32%) NFS
8 2 (4.88%) Docker
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (17.07%) Puppet
3 5 (12.20%) NetBackup
4 4 (9.76%) SCCM
4 4 (9.76%) vRealize
4 4 (9.76%) Zenoss
5 2 (4.88%) Ansible
5 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.88%) Packer
5 2 (4.88%) PowerCLI
5 2 (4.88%) Terraform
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) VMware
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
3 9 (21.95%) Cisco
4 8 (19.51%) HP
5 6 (14.63%) EMC
5 6 (14.63%) SAP
6 5 (12.20%) Dell
6 5 (12.20%) Veritas
7 4 (9.76%) Brocade
7 4 (9.76%) Symantec
8 3 (7.32%) NetApp
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle
9 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.88%) Sophos
9 2 (4.88%) Veeam
10 1 (2.44%) Apple
10 1 (2.44%) Citrix
10 1 (2.44%) IBM
10 1 (2.44%) Sonatype
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