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 27 June 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.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 59 63
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.82% 1.18% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.64% 7.14% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Median daily rate £300 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £426 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.18% -32.14%  

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 151 140 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.72% 16.49% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 107 55
Median daily rate £370 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £568 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Median hourly rate £30.25 £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.00% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £9.30 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £31.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Dell
6 5 (38.46%) DNS
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
6 5 (38.46%) Patch Management
7 4 (30.77%) Server Patching
7 4 (30.77%) EMC VNX
7 4 (30.77%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (30.77%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (30.77%) Task Automation
7 4 (30.77%) WSUS
7 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) HP
7 4 (30.77%) NetApp
7 4 (30.77%) Perl
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) Apache
7 4 (30.77%) Tomcat

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 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) OpenStack
3 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
4 1 (7.69%) iPlanet
4 1 (7.69%) JBoss
4 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
4 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) LDAP
3 3 (23.08%) NAS
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (7.69%) FCoE
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Graduate
1 2 (15.38%) Graduate Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Graduate IT Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) IT Graduate
1 2 (15.38%) IT Operations Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Trainee
1 2 (15.38%) Trainee Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Trainee Operations Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) LAMP
2 1 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) EMC VNX
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (7.69%) Grid Computing
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Unix
7 1 (7.69%) AIX
7 1 (7.69%) CentOS
7 1 (7.69%) HPUX
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Solaris
7 1 (7.69%) SUSE
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Patch Management
2 4 (30.77%) Server Patching
2 4 (30.77%) Task Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) VBScript
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C-shell
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Korn
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (15.38%) Xen
6 1 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Firmware
6 1 (7.69%) KVM
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (7.69%) Samba
6 1 (7.69%) Shibboleth
6 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) WSUS
2 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
4 1 (7.69%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (7.69%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (7.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Dell
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Dell Compellent
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
3 4 (30.77%) Nimble Storage
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) arcserve
4 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) Remedy
5 1 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas