The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank - 33 23
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool - 1.59% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 16.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.29% +41.66%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 25 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 10.81% 9.92% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 8
Median daily rate £310 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.48% +11.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.90% -70.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Liverpool

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Liverpool

SAN
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SAN.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (60.00%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Dell

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 3 (60.00%) NetApp Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Storage Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Data ONTAP
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
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