Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 21 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 77 70
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 -24
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.54% 0.85% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 5.66% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Oxford median daily rate £250 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% -10.07%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £310 £275 £306
% change year-on-year +12.73% -10.20% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Oxford median hourly rate - £17.00 -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £17.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -56.41% +73.33%

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 Oxford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 123 106 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 16.71% 14.93% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 80 74
Oxford median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £170 £213 £139
90th Percentile £525 £570 £463
Oxfordshire median daily rate £399 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -0.31% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Oxford median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +9.68% -8.82%
10th Percentile £21.25 £13.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.75 £20.00 £36.25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +15.00% -10.11% +30.88%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Oxford

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Oxford

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Demand Management
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec