Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 92 90
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 -8
Contract jobs citing SAN 19 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.02% 0.64% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.15% 4.98% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 7
Bristol median daily rate £350 £390 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +56.00% -31.97%
10th Percentile £273 £276 £193
90th Percentile £399 £528 £385
South West median daily rate £350 £338 £295
% change year-on-year +3.70% +14.41% -13.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -

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 233 221 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.55% 12.95% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 123 181
Bristol median daily rate £375 £368 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +4.40% +0.57%
10th Percentile £165 £166 £231
90th Percentile £588 £491 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 7
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £40.53 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +119.05% +19.35%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.48 £11.92
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £42.30
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +14.29%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019, 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 12 (63.16%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco
4 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (31.58%) Office 365
6 6 (31.58%) LAN
6 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
7 5 (26.32%) WAN
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) NetApp
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.79%) HP
9 3 (15.79%) Dell
9 3 (15.79%) Citrix
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (15.79%) NAS
9 3 (15.79%) Data ONTAP

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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (31.58%) Office 365
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
1 6 (31.58%) LAN
2 5 (26.32%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) NAS
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Support
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Server Support
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server Support
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Private Cloud
2 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) Application Rationalisation
4 1 (5.26%) Budget Control
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
4 2 (10.53%) UAG
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SnapMirror
1 3 (15.79%) SnapVault
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
4 4 (21.05%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) Dell
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) SAP