Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 37 39
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.47% 2.28% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 13.51% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Liverpool median daily rate £325 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £213 £367 £206
90th Percentile £373 £457 £513
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £400 £312
% change year-on-year -18.75% +28.10% -28.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

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 Liverpool with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 58 74 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 14.18% 16.86% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 38
Liverpool median daily rate £325 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.86% -3.44% +14.29%
10th Percentile £135 £131 £143
90th Percentile £436 £504 £479
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -18.75% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Liverpool median hourly rate £11.13 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.47% +28.00% -39.76%
10th Percentile £9.36 £14.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £13.99 £28.06 £23.75
Merseyside median hourly rate £10.47 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -34.56% +28.00% -39.76%

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SAN.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) WSUS
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (50.00%) Facilities Management
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) IIS
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) Broadband
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (16.67%) SNMP
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco

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 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) SNMP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) VMware