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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 85 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs citing SAN 36 59 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 2.48% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.98% 17.99% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 10
Average daily rate
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£395 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £228 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.14% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.93% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -8.00%
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
328 328 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.85% 13.79% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 149 121
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £164 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 36
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.87 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -18 10 £388 +16.10% 6
Coventry +8 9 £350 +40.00% 1
Staffordshire -2 4 £425 +66.66% 1
Wolverhampton - 4 £225 -
Worcestershire -6 3 £400 +17.64%
Shropshire - 3 £425 -
Warwickshire -3 2 £650 +161.30% 2
Herefordshire - 2 £388 -
Walsall - 1 £425 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 54 (77.14%) VMware
2 48 (68.57%) Windows
3 34 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (34.29%) Active Directory
4 24 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (32.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 19 (27.14%) Firewall
9 17 (24.29%) NetBackup
10 14 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 13 (18.57%) Linux
11 13 (18.57%) Cisco
11 13 (18.57%) Dell
12 12 (17.14%) NAS
13 11 (15.71%) Finance
14 10 (14.29%) CA
14 10 (14.29%) ARCserve
14 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 10 (14.29%) UNIX
15 9 (12.86%) DNS
16 8 (11.43%) Migration
16 8 (11.43%) Clustering
16 8 (11.43%) HP
16 8 (11.43%) Citrix
16 8 (11.43%) Symantec
16 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
16 8 (11.43%) ITIL
16 8 (11.43%) Solaris
16 8 (11.43%) Windows 2000

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.14%) Firewall
2 12 (17.14%) NAS
3 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.86%) DNS
5 8 (11.43%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (10.00%) DHCP
7 5 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (4.29%) VLAN
8 3 (4.29%) VPN
9 2 (2.86%) Wireless
10 1 (1.43%) IPsec
10 1 (1.43%) HTTP
10 1 (1.43%) LAN
10 1 (1.43%) WAN
10 1 (1.43%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.43%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Juju
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Server Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Storage Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Architect
4 8 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.29%) Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Server Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Server Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Web Services
1 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Clustering
2 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) NHS
5 2 (2.86%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) PDA
6 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.43%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 48 (68.57%) Windows
2 34 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (32.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (18.57%) Linux
6 10 (14.29%) UNIX
7 8 (11.43%) Windows 2000
7 8 (11.43%) Solaris
8 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.86%) HPUX
10 1 (1.43%) AIX
10 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.43%) ITIL
1 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
1 8 (11.43%) Migration
1 8 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (8.57%) Capacity Management
2 6 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (8.57%) Patch Management
3 5 (7.14%) Software Delivery
3 5 (7.14%) Data Security
4 4 (5.71%) Change Management
5 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.29%) Resource Management
5 3 (4.29%) Project Management
5 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.86%) Service Management
6 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.86%) Time Management
6 2 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.43%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.14%) VB
2 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.86%) VBA
4 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) MCSE
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (8.57%) MCITP
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (1.43%) CCDP
5 1 (1.43%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 24 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 21 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.14%) vSphere
4 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.29%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.86%) XenApp
5 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.86%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.43%) vCloud
6 1 (1.43%) Docker
6 1 (1.43%) LXC
6 1 (1.43%) XenServer
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (24.29%) NetBackup
2 10 (14.29%) ARCserve
3 4 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.29%) WSUS
4 3 (4.29%) SCCM
5 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.43%) OpenView
6 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.43%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.43%) Puppet
6 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (77.14%) VMware
2 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.57%) Cisco
3 13 (18.57%) Dell
4 10 (14.29%) CA
5 8 (11.43%) Citrix
5 8 (11.43%) Symantec
5 8 (11.43%) HP
5 8 (11.43%) FalconStor
5 8 (11.43%) Dell Compellent
6 7 (10.00%) Brocade
6 7 (10.00%) NetApp
7 6 (8.57%) IBM
8 5 (7.14%) EMC
8 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.86%) Remedy
9 2 (2.86%) Juniper
10 1 (1.43%) Veritas
10 1 (1.43%) Sophos
10 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
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