Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 24 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 75 92
Rank change year-on-year -26 +17 +6
Contract jobs citing SAN 19 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.96% 2.00% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.15% 14.11% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 11
Bristol median daily rate £435 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.20% +13.64% -14.06%
10th Percentile £281 £200 £250
90th Percentile £535 £359 £450
South West median daily rate £425 £315 £268
% change year-on-year +34.92% +17.76% -23.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate £52.50 - £63.75
10th Percentile £46.25 - £33.13
90th Percentile £58.75 - £97.38
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £20.50 £63.75
% change year-on-year +131.71% -67.84% +131.82%

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 309 241 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.64% 14.19% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 165 116
Bristol median daily rate £339 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.37% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £176 £200 £245
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Bristol median hourly rate £28.00 £31.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +17.59% +83.05%
10th Percentile £12.30 £17.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.95 £45.38 £83.00
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -3.03% -16.72% +76.11%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Bristol

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Bristol

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Bristol

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SAN.

1 11 (57.89%) Windows
1 11 (57.89%) NAS
2 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 7 (36.84%) IBM
4 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 7 (36.84%) Unix
4 7 (36.84%) Xen
4 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 5 (26.32%) DNS
6 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
6 5 (26.32%) Clustering
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (26.32%) Office 365
6 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
7 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (21.05%) Skype
7 4 (21.05%) Contingency Planning
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL V3
7 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (21.05%) SCOM
7 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
1 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) iPlanet
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) NAS
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) DHCP
3 4 (21.05%) Skype
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) Extranet
5 2 (10.53%) Intranet
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) VLAN
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.26%) FCoE
6 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.26%) LDAP
6 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Administrator
1 8 (42.11%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Unix Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) SAN Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Server Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) COM
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (21.05%) Replication
3 3 (15.79%) Private Cloud
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.26%) Grid Computing
5 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) HPUX
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) SUSE
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Contingency Planning
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL V3
2 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.79%) MODAF
3 3 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) ArchiMate
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C-shell
3 1 (5.26%) Korn
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (36.84%) Xen
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) KVM
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.26%) Samba
4 1 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
2 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
3 2 (10.53%) AirWatch
3 2 (10.53%) SCOrch
4 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.26%) OpenView
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) EMC
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Veritas
6 2 (10.53%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) Cognos
7 1 (5.26%) F5
7 1 (5.26%) Opsware
7 1 (5.26%) PlateSpin
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) Sun