The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 38 43 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.58% 1.20% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 4.82% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £140 £255 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.09% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -36.04% +43.33%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 34 83 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 9.94% 25.00% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 57 26
Median daily rate £253 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.34% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £350 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £370 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% +71.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing SAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Swindon

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Swindon

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Swindon

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Swindon region with a requirement for SAN.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Field Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Critical Success Factor
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Gemalto
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat