The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 120 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -4
Contract jobs citing SAN 24 52 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 1.94% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.33% 11.87% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 15
Median daily rate £325 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.39% +30.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £425 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £343
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 6
Median hourly rate £21.00 £28.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +69.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +23.63%
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
379 438 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.23% 16.34% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 234 115
Median daily rate £370 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 23
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +64.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 West Midlands

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SAN
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 7 £370 +34.54% 8
Coventry -12 4 £356 +1.78% 5
Walsall +3 2 £200 -52.94%
Warwickshire 0 2 - -
Halesowen - 2 £240 - 5
Staffordshire +8 1 £320 -24.70%
Worcestershire -12 1 - -
Shropshire -34 1 - -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SAN.

1 27 (58.70%) VMware
2 22 (47.83%) Windows
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
4 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
5 11 (23.91%) Cisco
5 11 (23.91%) Citrix
5 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
6 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (21.74%) NetApp
6 10 (21.74%) LAN
6 10 (21.74%) WAN
7 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
7 9 (19.57%) IBM
7 9 (19.57%) HP
8 8 (17.39%) Unix
8 8 (17.39%) Finance
9 7 (15.22%) Oracle
9 7 (15.22%) Linux
9 7 (15.22%) vSphere
10 6 (13.04%) XenApp
10 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
10 6 (13.04%) Internet
11 5 (10.87%) AIX
11 5 (10.87%) ITIL
11 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
11 5 (10.87%) VPN
11 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) LAN
1 10 (21.74%) WAN
2 6 (13.04%) Internet
3 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.87%) VPN
4 4 (8.70%) DHCP
4 4 (8.70%) DNS
4 4 (8.70%) NAS
4 4 (8.70%) VoIP
4 4 (8.70%) Wireless
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 3 (6.52%) MPLS
6 2 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.35%) Intranet
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security
6 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.17%) Converged Networks
7 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.17%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.17%) MSI
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Administrator
4 3 (6.52%) Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Unix Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.17%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) LPAR
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (17.39%) Unix
6 7 (15.22%) Linux
7 5 (10.87%) AIX
8 3 (6.52%) Solaris
9 2 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.17%) CentOS
10 1 (2.17%) HPUX
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) ITIL
2 3 (6.52%) Server Building
3 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
3 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.35%) E-business
3 2 (4.35%) High Availability
3 2 (4.35%) Migration
3 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (4.35%) Presales
3 2 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.17%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (2.17%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.17%) Network Design
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.17%) Project Management
4 1 (2.17%) Service Management
4 1 (2.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) Korn
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.52%) CCNA
2 3 (6.52%) CCNP
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) MCITP
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) NCIE
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
1 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.22%) vSphere
3 6 (13.04%) XenApp
4 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (4.35%) NFS
6 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.17%) PowerHA
7 1 (2.17%) vCloud
7 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (6.52%) Simpana
3 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.17%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) vRealize
4 1 (2.17%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
4 1 (2.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) VMware
2 11 (23.91%) Cisco
2 11 (23.91%) Citrix
3 10 (21.74%) NetApp
4 9 (19.57%) HP
4 9 (19.57%) IBM
5 7 (15.22%) Oracle
6 5 (10.87%) 3PAR
7 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.52%) CommVault
8 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.52%) Veritas
9 2 (4.35%) arcserve
9 2 (4.35%) Dell
9 2 (4.35%) EMC
9 2 (4.35%) Netezza
9 2 (4.35%) Sun
10 1 (2.17%) Brocade
10 1 (2.17%) Finjan
10 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
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