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 28 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)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 30 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6  
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.80% 3.52% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% 19.57% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Median daily rate £413 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £400 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £516 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.48 £24.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.70% -28.92%  

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 26 46 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 9.35% 17.97% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 68 22
Median daily rate £250 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £306 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £494 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 5
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -74.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Liverpool over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Liverpool

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SAN.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

SAN
Co-occurring 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp