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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 74 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing SAN 51 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.00% 1.88% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 14.86% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 17
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£388 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.86% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.57% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £15.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £21.00 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -22.22%
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
408 296 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.01% 12.67% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 114 104
Average daily rate £340 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £29.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -3 17 £313 -16.66% 11
Coventry +9 11 £346 +38.50% 2
Staffordshire -7 7 £425 +68.31% 2
Shropshire 0 5 £425 - 1
Wolverhampton - 5 £225 - 1
Worcestershire +2 4 £388 +58.16% 2
Herefordshire -1 4 £388 -
Warwickshire 0 2 £650 +126.08%
Walsall - 2 £425 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 57 (73.08%) VMware
2 51 (65.38%) Windows
3 37 (47.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (29.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
7 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (25.64%) Linux
9 18 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 18 (23.08%) Firewall
9 18 (23.08%) NAS
10 15 (19.23%) NetBackup
10 15 (19.23%) UNIX
11 14 (17.95%) Dell
11 14 (17.95%) Finance
12 13 (16.67%) HP
12 13 (16.67%) Cisco
13 12 (15.38%) Citrix
14 11 (14.10%) DNS
15 10 (12.82%) EMC
15 10 (12.82%) NetApp
15 10 (12.82%) Solaris
15 10 (12.82%) Migration
16 9 (11.54%) Clustering
16 9 (11.54%) DHCP
16 9 (11.54%) ITIL
16 9 (11.54%) CA
16 9 (11.54%) Shell Script
16 9 (11.54%) ARCserve

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) IIS
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.28%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) Firewall
1 18 (23.08%) NAS
2 11 (14.10%) DNS
3 9 (11.54%) DHCP
4 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.97%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (7.69%) VLAN
7 5 (6.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.85%) LAN
9 2 (2.56%) VPN
9 2 (2.56%) Wireless
10 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.28%) FCoE
10 1 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.28%) IPsec
10 1 (1.28%) HTTP
10 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Juju
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (19.23%) Server Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Storage Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) Windows Server Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Architect
4 8 (10.26%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (8.97%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Administrator
5 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Storage Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Web Services
1 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Clustering
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (6.41%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.13%) PDA
3 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.85%) Celerra
5 2 (2.56%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (65.38%) Windows
2 37 (47.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (25.64%) Linux
6 15 (19.23%) UNIX
7 10 (12.82%) Solaris
8 8 (10.26%) Windows 2000
8 8 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (8.97%) HPUX
10 4 (5.13%) AIX
11 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.85%) VMS
12 2 (2.56%) SUSE
12 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) Migration
2 9 (11.54%) ITIL
3 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
4 7 (8.97%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (6.41%) Capacity Management
6 5 (6.41%) Software Delivery
6 5 (6.41%) Data Security
7 4 (5.13%) Change Management
8 3 (3.85%) Resource Management
8 3 (3.85%) Project Management
8 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.56%) Service Management
9 2 (2.56%) Time Management
9 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.28%) DevOps
10 1 (1.28%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.28%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) Shell Script
2 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.41%) VB
4 3 (3.85%) SQL
5 2 (2.56%) VBA
6 1 (1.28%) Korn
6 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) MCITP
2 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.41%) MCSE
3 4 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.13%) Degree
4 3 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.56%) CCNA
6 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) CCDP
6 1 (1.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 27 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 23 (29.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.41%) XenApp
3 5 (6.41%) XenDesktop
3 5 (6.41%) vSphere
4 4 (5.13%) VMware Server
4 4 (5.13%) XenServer
4 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.85%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.28%) LXC
7 1 (1.28%) Docker
7 1 (1.28%) vCloud
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) NetBackup
2 9 (11.54%) ARCserve
3 7 (8.97%) SCCM
4 4 (5.13%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.85%) WSUS
5 3 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.28%) Puppet
7 1 (1.28%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (1.28%) OpenView
7 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (73.08%) VMware
2 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.95%) Dell
4 13 (16.67%) HP
4 13 (16.67%) Cisco
5 12 (15.38%) Citrix
6 10 (12.82%) EMC
6 10 (12.82%) NetApp
7 9 (11.54%) CA
8 7 (8.97%) FalconStor
8 7 (8.97%) Symantec
9 6 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 6 (7.69%) Brocade
10 5 (6.41%) IBM
11 2 (2.56%) Oracle
11 2 (2.56%) Veritas
11 2 (2.56%) Remedy
11 2 (2.56%) Juniper
11 2 (2.56%) Sun
12 1 (1.28%) 3PAR
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
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