Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 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.

Virtual Storage Area Network (VSAN)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 206 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - -
Contract jobs citing VSAN 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.036% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
South West median daily rate £525 £160 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +228.13% - -
England median daily rate £450 £350 £430
% change year-on-year +28.57% -18.60% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £47.00 - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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 878 827 883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.37% 14.95% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 491 521
South West median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £171 £180
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 52 87
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -1.52% -17.50%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.79 £12.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.69 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% -16.89% +12.50%

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 23 October 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
Wiltshire - 6 £525 - 2
Bristol - 1 - - 1
VSAN
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
3 4 (57.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (57.14%) vRealize
3 4 (57.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (57.14%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) vCenter Server
5 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
1 4 (57.14%) Security Monitoring
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) ArchiMate
4 1 (14.29%) MODAF
4 1 (14.29%) NsoIT
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) VMware NSX
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) vRealize
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) vCenter Server
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Atlassian