Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 103 86
Rank change year-on-year +16 -17 -18
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.21% 0.55% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.01% 4.40% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £310 £275 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.73% -10.20% -12.50%
10th Percentile £255 £205 £255
90th Percentile £400 £361 £384
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £17.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.41% +73.33%
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £24.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year +50.75% -33.67% +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 214 159 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 17.20% 12.60% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 112 146
Oxfordshire median daily rate £399 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £250 £156
90th Percentile £525 £550 £450
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 18
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -10.11% +30.88%
10th Percentile £14.12 £14.45 £13.18
90th Percentile £71.63 £39.05 £39.00
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +5 7 £400 +33.33%
Oxford -2 4 £250 -
Thame - 1 £310 -
Kidlington - 1 £375 -
Abingdon - 1 £350 - 1
SAN
South East

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) HP
3 10 (66.67%) NetApp
4 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
5 7 (46.67%) vSphere
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (46.67%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) Network Design
6 6 (40.00%) Citrix
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) Storage Virtualisation
7 5 (33.33%) XenApp
7 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (26.67%) Change Management
8 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
8 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) DNS
8 4 (26.67%) MCSE
8 4 (26.67%) Unix
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003

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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Server Specialist
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) Flash
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) CentOS
7 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Network Design
1 6 (40.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) High Availability
3 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Demand Management
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (13.33%) Ruby
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.67%) RHCE
4 1 (6.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
3 7 (46.67%) vSphere
4 5 (33.33%) XenApp
4 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (20.00%) XenServer
7 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
8 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) Nagios
3 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (6.67%) SCOM
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) HP
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) NetApp
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) CommVault
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
6 1 (6.67%) Lumension
6 1 (6.67%) McAfee
6 1 (6.67%) Sun
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas