Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 18 August 2018 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)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 59 40
Rank change year-on-year +17 -19 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.35% 0.96% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 8.33% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 10
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +23.08%
North West median daily rate £400 £418 £400
% change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 88 72 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 19.86% 11.48% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 38 66
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £219 £160 £269
90th Percentile £559 £438 £531
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 10
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 £16.18 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% +19.85% -40.00%
10th Percentile £12.45 £16.18 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.34 £16.18 £17.73
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -7.18%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Merseyside

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Merseyside

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Merseyside over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Merseyside

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Merseyside

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. 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
Liverpool +11 4 £400 -3.03% 5
Wirral - 1 £400 -
Bootle - 1 - -
SAN
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for SAN.

1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
1 3 (50.00%) Confluence
1 3 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 2 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (33.33%) Security Hardening
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Power BI
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ATM
1 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) Power BI
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Base SAS
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Security Hardening
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) JCL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas
2 1 (16.67%) VMware