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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 30 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.45% 1.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% 17.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£346 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £342
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+46.73% -8.00%
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
22 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.75% 7.71% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 4
Average daily rate £308 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £325 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) NetApp
5 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Symantec
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) vSphere
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (15.38%) NAS
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Server
7 2 (15.38%) NHS
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 1 (7.69%) Migration
8 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.69%) Information Security
8 1 (7.69%) PLM
8 1 (7.69%) PDM
8 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (7.69%) Firewall
8 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Build Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Storage Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) PLM
2 1 (7.69%) PDM
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Server
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) NetApp
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Dell