The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 63 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.69% 2.16% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.95% 12.61% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Median daily rate £325 £413 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £29.88
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -10.46%
SAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 111 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.97% 17.16% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 64
Median daily rate £438 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £195 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.56 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £19.95 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Birmingham region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SAN.

1 16 (88.89%) Windows
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
4 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (66.67%) Linux
5 11 (61.11%) MCSE
5 11 (61.11%) LAN
5 11 (61.11%) WAN
5 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
5 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (61.11%) Firewall
6 10 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (55.56%) MCSA
6 10 (55.56%) vSphere
7 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (50.00%) Windows 8
7 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 9 (50.00%) IPv4
7 9 (50.00%) CCNP
7 9 (50.00%) Cisco
7 9 (50.00%) Ubuntu
7 9 (50.00%) Juniper
8 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
9 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 5 (27.78%) ITIL
11 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IBM PureFlex
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
1 11 (61.11%) LAN
1 11 (61.11%) WAN
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (50.00%) IPv4
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.56%) SNMP
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SAN Storage Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 9 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (16.67%) HPUX
5 3 (16.67%) Unix
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.11%) Coaching
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.56%) Security Hardening
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) Korn
1 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) MCSE
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) MCSA
2 10 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (50.00%) CCNP
4 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) RHCE
7 1 (5.56%) CCNA
7 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) vSphere
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) NetApp
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) Brocade
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
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