Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 24 April 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.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 69 92
Rank change year-on-year -29 +23 -25
Contract jobs citing SAN 23 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.23% 1.37% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.08% 8.43% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 2
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £425 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +73.47% -21.60%
10th Percentile £364 £383 £154
90th Percentile £523 £495 £352
South West median daily rate £375 £299 £300
% change year-on-year +25.52% -0.42% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +17.50% - -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 325 178 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.40% 16.29% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 110 131
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £129 £309 £204
90th Percentile £555 £588 £515
South West median daily rate £388 £390 £365
% change year-on-year -0.64% +6.85% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.00 £22.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.74% -42.21% -1.28%
10th Percentile £20.23 £17.50 £36.75
90th Percentile £49.70 £37.63 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +55.45% -31.25% +6.67%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Wiltshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Wiltshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Wiltshire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Wiltshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 24 April 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
Corsham -19 17 £400 -
Swindon -24 4 £450 +0.56%
Salisbury - 1 £475 -
SAN
South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAN 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
4 12 (52.17%) DHCP
4 12 (52.17%) DNS
4 12 (52.17%) VMware
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
6 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco
6 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
7 9 (39.13%) Windows 10
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
7 9 (39.13%) SCCM
8 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
10 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
10 6 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (26.09%) PKI
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
10 6 (26.09%) MCSE
10 6 (26.09%) MCSA
10 6 (26.09%) CCNA
10 6 (26.09%) Skype
10 6 (26.09%) Security Hardening
10 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
11 5 (21.74%) Replication

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
3 4 (17.39%) Confluence
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) DHCP
1 12 (52.17%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) Skype
3 4 (17.39%) VSAN
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) NAS
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (4.35%) FCoE
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.70%) DB2
3 2 (8.70%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Migration Manager
5 1 (4.35%) NetBackup Architect
5 1 (4.35%) NetBackup Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Flash
1 1 (4.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) PKI
1 6 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 9 (39.13%) Windows 10
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) AIX
5 2 (8.70%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 6 (26.09%) Security Hardening
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) NsoIT
3 3 (13.04%) Antivirus Management
3 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (26.09%) CCNA
5 6 (26.09%) MCSA
5 6 (26.09%) MCSE
6 5 (21.74%) CCNP
6 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (8.70%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) CCDP
9 1 (4.35%) CCIE
9 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (13.04%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
2 3 (13.04%) vCenter Server
2 3 (13.04%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.35%) Netcool
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
5 4 (17.39%) IBM
5 4 (17.39%) Veeam
6 3 (13.04%) EMC
7 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.70%) Remedy
7 2 (8.70%) SAP
8 1 (4.35%) F5
8 1 (4.35%) Google
8 1 (4.35%) Juniper
8 1 (4.35%) Meraki
8 1 (4.35%) NetApp
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.35%) Veritas