The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 / Dorset
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SAN 19 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 14.39% - 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.19% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £110
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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 Dorset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 43 51 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 32.58% 20.08% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 11
Median daily rate £450 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.64% +20.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £330 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.34% -34.70%  
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 Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAN in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Dorset

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Dorset over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Dorset

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Dorset

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 13 £300 - 3
Dorchester - 1 - -
Wimborne - 1 - -
SAN
South West

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 Dorset region with a requirement for SAN.

1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) VMware
3 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
4 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) WSUS
5 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 9 (45.00%) Finance
7 9 (45.00%) Migration
7 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (40.00%) McAfee
8 8 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
9 7 (35.00%) Patch Management
9 7 (35.00%) Security Patching
9 7 (35.00%) Application Packaging
9 7 (35.00%) SQL
9 7 (35.00%) Oracle
10 6 (30.00%) Unix
10 6 (30.00%) NAS
11 5 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (25.00%) Veeam
11 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (25.00%) Backup Exec
12 4 (20.00%) Sage
12 4 (20.00%) Linux
12 4 (20.00%) VMware Server

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) NAS
2 5 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) IPv6
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Back Office
3 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server Support
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) iPad
2 3 (15.00%) VAX
3 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (30.00%) Unix
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (45.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Application Packaging
2 7 (35.00%) Patch Management
2 7 (35.00%) Security Patching
3 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Server
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 2 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) WSUS
2 8 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) McAfee
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) Veeam
6 4 (20.00%) Sage
7 3 (15.00%) Sun
8 2 (10.00%) Brocade
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco
8 2 (10.00%) EMC
8 2 (10.00%) NetApp
9 1 (5.00%) Dell
9 1 (5.00%) IBM
9 1 (5.00%) Veritas