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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 58 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing SAN 13 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.72% 0.41% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 3.75% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 6
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.48 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +15.60%
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
104 80 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.74% 10.81% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 51 81
Median daily rate £400 £306 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £183 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -22.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) VMware
3 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
4 11 (64.71%) Data Centre
4 11 (64.71%) vSphere
4 11 (64.71%) Firewall
4 11 (64.71%) Linux
4 11 (64.71%) WAN
4 11 (64.71%) LAN
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
5 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (52.94%) Windows 8
6 9 (52.94%) MCSE
6 9 (52.94%) MCSA
6 9 (52.94%) IPv4
6 9 (52.94%) CCNP
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (52.94%) Juniper
6 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (52.94%) Ubuntu
6 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
7 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Citrix
8 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
9 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
1 11 (64.71%) LAN
1 11 (64.71%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (52.94%) IPv4
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.76%) NAS
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) IPsec
5 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Technical Leader
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
4 9 (52.94%) Ubuntu
4 9 (52.94%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) AIX
6 1 (5.88%) CentOS
6 1 (5.88%) HPUX
6 1 (5.88%) Unix
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Security Hardening
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.88%) Korn
1 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) CCNP
2 9 (52.94%) MCSA
2 9 (52.94%) MCSE
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) vSphere
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) vCloud
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds