Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 91 87
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 -13
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.73% 0.40% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.29% 2.73% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Oxfordshire median daily rate £300 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £250 £198 £300
90th Percentile £417 £290 £338
South East median daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +4.92% +1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £37.00
South East median hourly rate £19.38 £42.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -53.86% -2.33% +22.86%

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 170 183 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 13.74% 14.79% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 123 100
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £170 £213 £133
90th Percentile £522 £538 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.95% -29.63% +46.42%
10th Percentile £14.38 £12.15 £14.60
90th Percentile £122.13 £37.25 £39.10
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.28% -38.57% +55.56%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -1 4 £350 +16.67%
Oxford -11 2 £250 +13.64%
Thame - 1 £310 -
Kidlington - 1 £375 -
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) NetApp
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (44.44%) HP
6 4 (44.44%) Citrix
6 4 (44.44%) DHCP
6 4 (44.44%) DNS
6 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
6 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
6 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
6 4 (44.44%) Change Management
6 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
6 4 (44.44%) SCCM
6 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
6 4 (44.44%) XenApp
6 4 (44.44%) vSphere
6 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (33.33%) High Availability
7 3 (33.33%) Storage Virtualisation
7 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
7 3 (33.33%) Network Design

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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) SMS
3 1 (11.11%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) Flash
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
1 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) Storage Virtualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Demand Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (11.11%) RHCE
4 1 (11.11%) RHCSA
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
4 2 (22.22%) XenServer
5 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) NetApp
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) CommVault
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) F5
6 1 (11.11%) McAfee
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) Sun
6 1 (11.11%) Veritas