Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 26 July 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 47 64
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.22% 1.38% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 10.00% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Somerset median daily rate £575 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +130.00% +11.11% -30.77%
10th Percentile £538 £238 £190
90th Percentile £613 £250 £343
South West median daily rate £324 £330 £300
% change year-on-year -1.89% +10.00% -23.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Somerset median hourly rate - £22.00 -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £22.00 £54.00
% change year-on-year +93.18% -59.26% +80.00%

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 85 70 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 18.85% 13.83% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 29
Somerset median daily rate £375 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -10.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £163 £250 £213
90th Percentile £487 £475 £458
South West median daily rate £365 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +0.69% +0.69% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 10
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.91% +8.99% +34.57%
10th Percentile £39.65 £15.25 £17.79
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.00 £38.03
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +14.29% +69.90% +16.06%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Somerset

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Somerset

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Somerset

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Street - 1 £575 -
SAN
South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SAN.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Web Operations

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle