Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 94 72
Rank change year-on-year -10 -22 +23
Contract jobs citing SAN 20 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.96% 0.95% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.87% 5.70% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 28
Bristol median daily rate £383 £435 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.07% +38.10% +14.55%
10th Percentile £277 £275 £200
90th Percentile £525 £538 £388
South West median daily rate £355 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -16.47% +30.77% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £175.00 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% - -
South West median hourly rate £175.00 £47.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +268.42% +115.91% -78.00%

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 291 316 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.92% 16.64% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 206 180
Bristol median daily rate £375 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +5.19% -10.00%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £200
90th Percentile £475 £538 £539
South West median daily rate £389 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +6.51% +4.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 20
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.79% +14.29% +11.36%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.30 £11.15
90th Percentile £132.00 £38.95 £45.38
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% -1.52% -17.50%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SAN.

1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (40.00%) NAS
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) VMware
6 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (25.00%) Office 365
7 5 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (25.00%) NetApp
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco
7 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (20.00%) IBM
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) HP
8 4 (20.00%) Citrix
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (15.00%) Break/Fix
9 3 (15.00%) LAN
9 3 (15.00%) WAN
9 3 (15.00%) ITIL
10 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (10.00%) XenApp
10 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (10.00%) Replication

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 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) NAS
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.00%) Skype
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Technician
2 4 (20.00%) Server Technician
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) EMC Centera
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Break/Fix
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Antivirus Management
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.00%) Threat Management
3 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Xen
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) NetApp
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) CommVault
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle