Period
to 6 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 6 December 2019 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 > Warwickshire
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 42 50
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +7
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 2.12% 1.47% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.80% 11.59% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Warwickshire median daily rate £440 £513 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.15% +15.49% -
10th Percentile £398 £450 £412
90th Percentile £498 £576 £481
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +10.71% +9.38% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - £29.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.25 £29.50 -
% change year-on-year -17.80% - -

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 102 69 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 21.61% 12.64% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 63
Warwickshire median daily rate £388 £481 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.48% +28.33% -1.64%
10th Percentile £189 £169 £160
90th Percentile £569 £544 £495
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 13
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.50 £29.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.46% -7.81% +107.46%
10th Percentile £14.10 £28.75 £27.03
90th Percentile £16.75 £30.25 £35.68
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £17.34 £27.50
% change year-on-year +6.72% -36.96% +67.94%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Warwickshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Warwickshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Warwickshire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Warwickshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 6 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +2 5 £440 - 1
Rugby - 2 £400 -
SAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
1 5 (50.00%) Dell
1 5 (50.00%) EMC
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Brocade
2 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Azure
2 4 (40.00%) Break/Fix
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) SNMP
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) MPLS
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
1 2 (20.00%) SNMP
1 2 (20.00%) VLAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Backup Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Storage and Backup Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Break/Fix
1 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Security Hardening
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Storage Management
4 1 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) SANS
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Dell
1 5 (50.00%) EMC
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Brocade
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat