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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 43 30
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13  
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.65% 0.73% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 6.52% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Median daily rate £406 £340 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.48% -1.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £358 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £343
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.18% -32.14%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 36 46 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 14.81% 11.17% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 21
Median daily rate £413 £340 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.32% +7.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £208 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £451 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £38.00 £25.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.15% +48.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing SAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 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 June 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 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Hitachi
3 1 (25.00%) EMC

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAN Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Hitachi