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 3 months to 22 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 / Warwickshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 42 32
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.70% 0.21% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 2.44% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £24.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year -27.63% -28.92%  

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 32 41 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 11.15% 8.47% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 8
Median daily rate £450 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Median hourly rate £22.75 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.81% +43.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £21.50 £29.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 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 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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) Dell
2 4 (50.00%) EMC
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Electronics
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Escalation Management
2 4 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (37.50%) SRDF
3 3 (37.50%) Trend Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) CLARiiON
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
General
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) CLARiiON
2 3 (37.50%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (50.00%) Escalation Management
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Trend Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (25.00%) Product Management
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Presales
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) SRDF
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Dell
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) EMC
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Brocade
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas