Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 58 50
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +21
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.47% 0.49% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.87% 2.70% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 9
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 - £400
10th Percentile £300 - £270
90th Percentile £411 - £500
East of England median daily rate £325 £450 £320
% change year-on-year -27.78% +40.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.07 £13.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +26.41% -55.00% +8.60%

SAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 127 111 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.62% 18.08% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 57 44
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £125 £200 £208
90th Percentile £525 £590 £500
East of England median daily rate £365 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.43% +125.81% +40.91%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.25 £40.70 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Bedfordshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAN in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Bedfordshire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Bedfordshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +3 2 £368 -
Luton -5 2 £375 -
SAN
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) 3PAR
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (80.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) CommVault
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) MCSE
3 7 (70.00%) MCSA
3 7 (70.00%) DHCP
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) Clustering
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (70.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
4 6 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (60.00%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (60.00%) iSCSI
4 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (60.00%) NAS
4 6 (60.00%) EqualLogic
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (60.00%) Replication
4 6 (60.00%) NetBackup

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 6 (60.00%) NAS
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DTS
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Clustering
2 6 (60.00%) Replication
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) CMMI
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Database Security
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (60.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (70.00%) MCSA
2 7 (70.00%) MCSE
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) VCAP
6 2 (20.00%) CCA
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) CCNP
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (60.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (10.00%) vCloud
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (60.00%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 6 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) 3PAR
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) CommVault
2 8 (80.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Dell
3 6 (60.00%) EqualLogic
3 6 (60.00%) IBM
3 6 (60.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) Symantec
3 6 (60.00%) Veritas
4 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle