The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 34 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.78% 0.73% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.91% 6.67% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £190 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +1.12%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 30 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.20% 10.91% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 25
Average daily rate £320 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.97 £22.00 £18.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £174.50 £22.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

SAN
Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (18.18%) ENOVIA
5 2 (18.18%) VLAN
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) SCOM
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) Automotive
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) PLM
5 2 (18.18%) WAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Validation
1 2 (18.18%) PLM
1 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (18.18%) VCP4
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Tableau
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat