The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 June 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - 43
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.00% - 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Southampton median daily rate £328 - £340
10th Percentile £313 - £290
90th Percentile £344 - £350
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +8.57%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 43 39 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 21.39% 18.14% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 156 117
Southampton median daily rate £388 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
10th Percentile £275 £363 £295
90th Percentile £575 £488 £394
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +10.66% -5.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 16
Southampton median hourly rate £16.90 £13.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.01% -33.33%  
10th Percentile £11.60 £13.00 £14.25
90th Percentile £24.35 £13.00 £45.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.38 £47.83 £23.75
% change year-on-year -53.21% +101.38%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Southampton

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Southampton

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) CCDP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) CCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Data Encryption
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Encryption
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCDP
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) VMware