Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 72 72
Rank change year-on-year +17 0 -5
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.76% 0.98% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.62% 6.62% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 10
Gloucestershire median daily rate £300 £213 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% -18.27% -22.96%
10th Percentile £255 £110 £223
90th Percentile £318 £344 £324
South West median daily rate £425 £315 £268
% change year-on-year +34.92% +17.76% -23.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £19.00 -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £20.50 £63.75
% change year-on-year +131.71% -67.84% +131.82%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 89 136 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.55% 14.88% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 94 91
Gloucestershire median daily rate £300 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £125 £122 £165
90th Percentile £423 £434 £475
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 10
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.00% -41.52% +85.87%
10th Percentile £19.90 £11.18 £14.66
90th Percentile £36.38 £43.75 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +80.11%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

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

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -4 3 £300 +20.00%
SAN
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) WildFly
3 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (20.00%) SmoothWall
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Lumension

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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Security Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (20.00%) SmoothWall
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) Lumension
2 1 (20.00%) Veeam