Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 96 94
Rank change year-on-year +23 -2 -12
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.85% 1.01% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.77% 5.74% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 3
Oxfordshire median daily rate £388 £305 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.05% +22.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £274 £253 £198
90th Percentile £488 £400 £360
South East median daily rate £380 £400 £386
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.56% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £29.08 £50.00
% change year-on-year +51.32% -41.85% +25.00%

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 103 209 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.98% 17.53% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 168 119
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% -4.69% +23.08%
10th Percentile £213 £170 £243
90th Percentile £575 £515 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 19
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +22.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.94 £12.15
90th Percentile £34.25 £122.13 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £17.44 £22.50
% change year-on-year +26.16% -22.50% -30.77%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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
Kidlington +7 3 £475 +26.67% 1
Oxford +29 2 - -
Witney - 2 - -
Banbury -1 1 £300 -14.29% 1
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) Office 365
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) CommVault
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) Sophos
6 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (25.00%) IPv4
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Dell
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Avaya
6 2 (25.00%) WAP

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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Yammer
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) IPv4
4 2 (25.00%) Skype
5 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) IT Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Expert
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Subject Matter Expert
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Server Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Transformation Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SailPoint
1 2 (25.00%) WAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (25.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) AirWatch
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) CommVault
4 2 (25.00%) Avaya
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Sun