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 3 months to 24 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 42 46
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4  
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.15% 0.68% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.00% 6.25% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £385 £435 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.49% +39.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £343
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.18% -32.14%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 25 32 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 7.69% 10.81% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 30
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £570 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.15 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 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 24 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SAN.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) CentOS
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 5 (71.43%) Puppet
3 5 (71.43%) 3PAR
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (71.43%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 5 (71.43%) Nagios
3 5 (71.43%) Symantec
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) Hyperic
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) NAS
6 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
6 2 (28.57%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) Solaris
7 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (14.29%) Service Management
7 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Administrator
1 7 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) CentOS
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Nagios
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (42.86%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) 3PAR
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
1 5 (71.43%) Symantec
1 5 (71.43%) VMware