Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 89 101
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 -11
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.84% 1.37% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.95% 7.83% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 4
Oxfordshire median daily rate £455 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.85% +18.18% -10.20%
10th Percentile £383 £253 £205
90th Percentile £459 £400 £361
South East median daily rate £399 £400 £390
% change year-on-year -0.31% +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £17.00
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +6.67% +57.89% -37.91%

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 168 217 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.15% 17.54% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 163 111
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £164 £213
90th Percentile £598 £532 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 13
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.25 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.30% +15.00% -10.11%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.12 £14.45
90th Percentile £43.75 £71.63 £39.05
South East median hourly rate £22.88 £17.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +30.79% -30.04% +11.11%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 12 November 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
Banbury -2 7 £455 +13.63%
Witney - 2 - - 1
Oxford +13 1 - - 1
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (70.00%) vSphere
4 7 (70.00%) Performance Management
4 7 (70.00%) Application Packaging
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (70.00%) Storage Virtualisation
4 7 (70.00%) HP
4 7 (70.00%) NetApp
5 6 (60.00%) Finance
6 5 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) VoIP
7 3 (30.00%) Banking
7 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (20.00%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
8 2 (20.00%) Degree
8 2 (20.00%) Office 365
8 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (20.00%) IIS
8 2 (20.00%) MCSE

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 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) IPv4
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) IT Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Server Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Strategy Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Transformation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Application Packaging
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Management
1 7 (70.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix