Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 50 58
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 +5
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.89% 0.40% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.00% 2.06% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Southampton median daily rate £328 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.77% -4.41% -1.95%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £330
90th Percentile £344 £368 £370
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £23.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -36.67% +7.14%

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 100 97 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 21.01% 19.25% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 89
Southampton median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £128 £272 £223
90th Percentile £542 £488 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 21
Southampton median hourly rate £20.06 £25.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.33% -32.00% +45.63%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.85 £10.75
90th Percentile £46.02 £25.50 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.46% +8.33% -7.69%

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 21 November 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) CISM
2 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) PKI
2 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (77.78%) Data Protection
2 7 (77.78%) SIEM
2 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (77.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 7 (77.78%) SANS
2 7 (77.78%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (77.78%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) Data Encryption
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) CCSA
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco

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 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) CISSP Consultant
1 7 (77.78%) Consultant
1 7 (77.78%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
1 7 (77.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Data Protection
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
1 7 (77.78%) SIEM
1 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Encryption
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 7 (77.78%) CISM
2 7 (77.78%) CISSP
2 7 (77.78%) SANS
3 2 (22.22%) CCDP
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) CCSA
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) NetApp