The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 41 50 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing SAN 24 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.14% 1.83% 4.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.20% 14.63% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 13
Average daily rate
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£320 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £196 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £328 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
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
125 82 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.34% 12.52% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 51 47
Average daily rate £310 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.10 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) VMware
3 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 13 (34.21%) DNS
4 13 (34.21%) UNIX
4 13 (34.21%) Linux
4 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
4 13 (34.21%) Red Hat
5 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
6 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
6 11 (28.95%) DHCP
7 10 (26.32%) Solaris
7 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (18.42%) NetBackup
9 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (15.79%) HP
10 6 (15.79%) EMC
10 6 (15.79%) Migration
11 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
11 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (13.16%) HPUX
11 5 (13.16%) SQL
11 5 (13.16%) VB

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 13 (34.21%) DNS
3 11 (28.95%) DHCP
4 5 (13.16%) Firewall
5 4 (10.53%) WAN
6 2 (5.26%) 3G
6 2 (5.26%) MPLS
6 2 (5.26%) LAN
6 2 (5.26%) WLAN
6 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.26%) VPN
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security
6 2 (5.26%) VLAN
6 2 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Administrator
1 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Consultant
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Customer Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Customer Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) HPUX Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Storage Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Operations Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) SCADA
2 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) UNIX
2 13 (34.21%) Linux
3 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 10 (26.32%) Solaris
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (13.16%) HPUX
8 4 (10.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Migration
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Operations Management
4 2 (5.26%) CAD
4 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
4 2 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (5.26%) Information Security
4 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.26%) Network Design
5 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Change Management
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
1 5 (13.16%) VB
2 4 (10.53%) VBA
3 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) CISM
3 2 (5.26%) CCNP
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) CISSP
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) CCSA
4 1 (2.63%) RHCE
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.53%) Ionix
3 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) VMware
2 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.79%) HP
3 6 (15.79%) EMC
4 5 (13.16%) NetApp
4 5 (13.16%) Symantec
5 4 (10.53%) IBM
6 2 (5.26%) Apple
6 2 (5.26%) Avaya
6 2 (5.26%) Juniper
6 2 (5.26%) Radware
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL
6 2 (5.26%) Mitel
6 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.26%) Meru Networks
7 1 (2.63%) Siemens
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