Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 103 98
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 -11
Contract jobs citing SAN 11 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.61% 1.07% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 7.97% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 9
Bristol median daily rate £325 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -25.00% +45.16%
10th Percentile £265 £271 £298
90th Percentile £373 £399 £530
South West median daily rate £350 £375 £413
% change year-on-year -6.67% -9.09% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £52.50
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -57.45% +17.50% +110.53%

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 245 276 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.57% 13.45% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 161 174
Bristol median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £186 £180 £160
90th Percentile £588 £538 £565
South West median daily rate £414 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.77% - +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 5
Bristol median hourly rate £20.25 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.14% +40.00% +18.34%
10th Percentile £9.75 £14.50 £19.16
90th Percentile £60.38 £42.00 £45.45
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.55 £27.25
% change year-on-year +6.52% +37.80% -29.22%

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 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 17 February 2020, 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (63.64%) Azure
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Migration
5 5 (45.45%) AWS
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Office 365
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) SCCM
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) IIS
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (27.27%) Replication
7 3 (27.27%) Veeam
7 3 (27.27%) vSphere
7 3 (27.27%) EqualLogic
7 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
7 3 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
7 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) vRealize
7 3 (27.27%) vCenter Server
7 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Azure
2 5 (45.45%) AWS
3 4 (36.36%) Office 365
4 3 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VSAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) vCenter Server
2 3 (27.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) EqualLogic
3 3 (27.27%) Veeam
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (9.09%) Ivanti
4 1 (9.09%) Shavlik