Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 97 74
Rank change year-on-year -19 -23 +17
Contract jobs citing SAN 17 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.77% 0.87% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.47% 5.57% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 22
Bristol median daily rate £375 £386 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +23.60% +13.64%
10th Percentile £290 £278 £202
90th Percentile £409 £536 £343
South West median daily rate £300 £425 £315
% change year-on-year -29.41% +34.92% +14.55%
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 £52.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +233.33% +156.10% -67.84%

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 311 305 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.12% 15.64% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 185 140
Bristol median daily rate £380 £338 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.59% +0.37% -10.33%
10th Percentile £256 £163 £207
90th Percentile £506 £545 £539
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 20
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.11% +14.29% -9.26%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.30 £17.13
90th Percentile £173.45 £38.95 £45.38
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £26.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +57.01% -28.67% -4.46%

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 December 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco
4 10 (58.82%) VMware
5 9 (52.94%) LAN
6 8 (47.06%) WAN
6 8 (47.06%) Firewall
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
7 6 (35.29%) Office 365
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
7 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
8 5 (29.41%) Linux
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (17.65%) HP
9 3 (17.65%) Break/Fix
9 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (17.65%) NAS
10 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (11.76%) SCCM
10 2 (11.76%) SQL
10 2 (11.76%) Wireless
11 1 (5.88%) ITSM
11 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (35.29%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) NAS
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory Support
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Support
1 4 (23.53%) Senior Technician
1 4 (23.53%) Server Support
1 4 (23.53%) Server Technician
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server Support
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) COM
1 1 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Break/Fix
1 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) ITSM
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) SAP