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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
South West / Bristol
Rank 64 60 71
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11  
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.73% 1.33% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.87% 8.00% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 0
Median daily rate £250 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £378 £375
% change year-on-year -7.28% +0.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +131.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.29% +41.66%  

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 155 150 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 18.83% 16.57% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 110 61
Median daily rate £351 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% +51.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £18.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £30.00 £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing SAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Bristol

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
5 7 (41.18%) Failover Clustering
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 7 (41.18%) Unix
5 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 7 (41.18%) NetApp
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Clustering
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (35.29%) Server Patching
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Optimisation
7 5 (29.41%) Patch Management
7 5 (29.41%) Data Encryption
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (29.41%) Ingres
7 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
7 5 (29.41%) Dell
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) WSUS
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) NAS

SAN
Top Related 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) NAS
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Ingres
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) DBA
2 4 (23.53%) SQL DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Ingres DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) WebOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
2 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 4 (23.53%) EMC VNX
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Unix
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (11.76%) CentOS
9 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
9 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
9 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Server Patching
2 5 (29.41%) Data Encryption
2 5 (29.41%) Patch Management
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Optimisation
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.88%) Security Hardening
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 3 (17.65%) VBScript
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (17.65%) NFS
6 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
7 1 (5.88%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (23.53%) WSUS
3 3 (17.65%) SCCM
4 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) NetApp
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Dell
3 4 (23.53%) Dell Compellent
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Nimble Storage
4 3 (17.65%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Gemalto
6 1 (5.88%) Google
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) Sonatype
6 1 (5.88%) Sun