The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 23 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 53
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 1.26% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.32% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 43 82 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 13.27% 17.23% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 52 36
Median daily rate £324 £330 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.81% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £29.13 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.18% +100.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £29.75 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £45.00 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Gloucestershire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Unicenter
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Netcool
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Meridio

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Live Communications Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Demand Management
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Netcool
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Unicenter
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Meridio
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) VMware