The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank - 25 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.53% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £435 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.88 £29.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.63% +8.18%
SAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.60% 10.00% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Median daily rate £350 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £475 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

SAN
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SAN.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAN Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware