Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 27 May 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 86 83
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 -18
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.49% 1.02% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.75% 7.59% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Oxfordshire median daily rate £369 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% -5.66% +24.22%
10th Percentile £327 £300 £313
90th Percentile £441 £400 £444
South East median daily rate £400 £383 £388
% change year-on-year +4.58% -1.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £20.66 £27.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -24.89% -34.52% +20.00%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 160 158 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.97% 13.39% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 117 120
Oxfordshire median daily rate £406 £430 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.52% +32.31% -13.33%
10th Percentile £176 £210 £150
90th Percentile £538 £526 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £403 £380
% change year-on-year +2.36% +6.05% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.50 £14.33 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.12% -42.69% -16.67%
10th Percentile £13.96 £12.00 £11.10
90th Percentile £44.75 £21.95 £27.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £16.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +49.25% -48.46% +0.74%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Oxfordshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Oxfordshire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Oxfordshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Oxford -10 3 £358 -7.14%
Banbury -6 2 £427 +22.07%
Kidlington - 1 £375 - 1
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (33.33%) Storage Virtualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) RHCSA
5 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
5 1 (16.67%) Server Building
5 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (16.67%) Centrify

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
1 1 (16.67%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Flash
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 2 (33.33%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Facilities Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) RHCE
1 1 (16.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) Centrify
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Sun
5 1 (16.67%) Veeam