The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 52 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.85% 1.83% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 30.00% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £333 £308 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £247 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £375 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £28.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +21.27%
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 Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 10.45% 6.12% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 13
Median daily rate £340 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £244 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £478 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £38.00 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Coventry region with a requirement for SAN.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Symantec
5 3 (37.50%) MPLS
5 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (37.50%) Sophos
5 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) EMC
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Intranet
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) E-business
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) NFS
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
1 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Simpana
3 1 (12.50%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Sophos
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) CommVault
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Finjan
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Netezza
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Sun
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas