Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 95 72
Rank change year-on-year -7 -23 +19
Contract jobs citing SAN 19 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.00% 0.87% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.85% 5.14% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 25
Bristol median daily rate £390 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.82% -15.38% -2.99%
10th Percentile £278 £208 £179
90th Percentile £523 £543 £411
South West median daily rate £285 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -18.57% +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £175.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £175.00 £42.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +311.76% +93.18% -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 242 292 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.78% 16.97% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 195 209
Bristol median daily rate £375 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.53% +0.57% -5.41%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £200
90th Percentile £475 £516 £533
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £355
% change year-on-year +1.35% +4.23% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 19
Bristol median hourly rate £43.00 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.57% +14.29% +3.16%
10th Percentile £16.50 £11.33 £9.50
90th Percentile £118.13 £34.65 £44.05
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +17.65% +22.52%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) NAS
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
4 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
4 8 (42.11%) VMware
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
6 6 (31.58%) Office 365
6 6 (31.58%) Firewall
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix
7 5 (26.32%) HP
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco
7 5 (26.32%) IBM
8 4 (21.05%) NetApp
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
8 4 (21.05%) LAN
8 4 (21.05%) WAN
8 4 (21.05%) Xen
8 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (15.79%) Skype
9 3 (15.79%) Antivirus Management
9 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (15.79%) Break/Fix
9 3 (15.79%) 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) NAS
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) Skype
5 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) Extranet
6 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Unix Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) Antivirus Management
2 3 (15.79%) Break/Fix
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) Threat Management
3 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) GDPR
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) Xen
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) IBM
4 4 (21.05%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Brocade
6 1 (5.26%) CommVault
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas