Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for VSAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VSAN over the 6 months to 19 May 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.

Virtual Storage Area Network (VSAN)
England > South West
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 214 196 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 - +212
Contract jobs citing VSAN 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.10% 0.020% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
South West median daily rate £588 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.68% - -
England median daily rate £538 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +19.44% -5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 - £33.50

VSAN 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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 898 776 789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.06% 15.18% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 452 483
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +0.69%
10th Percentile £163 £207 £193
90th Percentile £538 £549 £515
England median daily rate £433 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +1.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 60 75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £31.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.73% -20.63% +12.68%
10th Percentile £15.50 £15.00 £15.22
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.00 £77.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.76 £19.90
% change year-on-year +1.21% -0.70% -20.40%

VSAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VSAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for VSAN in the South West

VSAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VSAN in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for VSAN in the South West

VSAN
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VSAN within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 May 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
Wiltshire - 6 £588 -
VSAN
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VSAN 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 South West region with a requirement for VSAN.

1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) NsoIT
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (83.33%) vCenter Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Skype
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) Confluence
3 4 (66.67%) PKI
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (50.00%) VMware NSX
5 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
5 2 (33.33%) IT Strategy
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (33.33%) Security Hardening
5 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) IaaS
5 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture

VSAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior VMware Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) NsoIT
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Security Hardening
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Critical Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (16.67%) Power Management
4 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VCAP
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (50.00%) VMware NSX
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) vCenter Server
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam