Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 83 75
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8 -12
Contract jobs citing SAN 14 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.07% 1.31% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 8.51% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 20
Birmingham median daily rate £369 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.81% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £257 £281 £200
90th Percentile £438 £435 £443
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £26.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -14.29% -20.75% +53.62%

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 189 235 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.47% 15.40% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 136 142
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £344 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -0.36% +6.15%
10th Percentile £217 £185 £218
90th Percentile £500 £525 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 13
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.86 £12.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.88% -41.86% +87.36%
10th Percentile £9.90 £10.73 £10.10
90th Percentile £25.70 £26.25 £27.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% +7.50% +29.66%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Birmingham

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAN in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Birmingham

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Birmingham

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SAN.

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
4 5 (35.71%) Office 365
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 4 (28.57%) vSphere
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) EMC
6 3 (21.43%) Sophos
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (21.43%) Veeam
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 3 (21.43%) NAS
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (14.29%) XenApp
7 2 (14.29%) WordPress
7 2 (14.29%) RSA SecurID

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (14.29%) WordPress
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) NAS
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) DMZ
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Change Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Change Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Storage Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAN Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
1 2 (14.29%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.14%) HPUX
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.14%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
1 1 (7.14%) vMotion
1 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) Sophos
3 3 (21.43%) Veeam
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) Sun
5 1 (7.14%) Brocade
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Rate: £220 - 280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago