Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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)
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 45 47
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -23
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 1.81% 2.64% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.90% 12.00% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Bracknell median daily rate £325 £475 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.58% +24.18% +15.91%
10th Percentile £305 £238 £377
90th Percentile £351 £513 £392
Berkshire median daily rate £377 £425 £444
% change year-on-year -11.29% -4.23% +34.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - £14.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year -25.00% +207.69% +54.76%

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 Bracknell with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 101 125 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 18.26% 21.97% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 62 40
Bracknell median daily rate £300 £400 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +26.38% -4.09%
10th Percentile £238 £256 £162
90th Percentile £443 £518 £476
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.24% +4.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 16
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -62.41% +64.20%
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% -48.57% +100.00%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Bracknell

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Bracknell

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Bracknell

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 Bracknell region with a requirement for SAN.

1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) F5
5 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) vSphere
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) X-Windows
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) EMC
6 3 (30.00%) NetApp
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
7 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (20.00%) EMC VNX
7 2 (20.00%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (20.00%) DevOps
7 2 (20.00%) Replication
7 2 (20.00%) VxBlock/Vblock

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) FCoE
2 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Multicast
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Project Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Presales
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Firmware
4 1 (10.00%) NFS
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (20.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds