Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 November 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 > Coventry
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 76 60
Rank change year-on-year +14 -16 -7
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.66% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% 5.62% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Coventry median daily rate £173 £333 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.12% -14.74% -2.50%
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £323 £375
% change year-on-year +0.78% -14.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Coventry median hourly rate - £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -28.57%
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -6.25%

SAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 78 89 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 10.37% 8.37% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 64 43
Coventry median daily rate £300 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.58% -0.64% +21.88%
10th Percentile £144 £235 £244
90th Percentile £497 £539 £518
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Coventry median hourly rate £14.00 £38.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.16% +223.40% -60.83%
10th Percentile £10.50 £16.15 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £39.20 £20.98
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.10% +20.00% -12.50%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Coventry

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Coventry

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Coventry

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Coventry region with a requirement for SAN.

1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) NFS
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 2 (40.00%) Korn
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) WSUS
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) TACACS
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAN Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Demand Management
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Korn
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco LMS
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) VMware