Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 44 53
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 13 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 2.47% 1.59% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.33% 8.74% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
Warwickshire median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.69% -16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £13.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -48.00% +11.11%

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 75 103 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 14.23% 18.17% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 56 39
Warwickshire median daily rate £488 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £223 £198 £179
90th Percentile £539 £503 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 5
Warwickshire median hourly rate - £31.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +93.85% -48.31%
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £30.31 £15.00
% change year-on-year -42.26% +102.07% -14.29%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Rugby - 4 £318 -
Warwick -8 2 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £500 -
SAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 7 (53.85%) Security Architecture
2 7 (53.85%) SANS
2 7 (53.85%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) SNMP
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) CCNP
4 5 (38.46%) CCNA
4 5 (38.46%) CISSP
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (38.46%) MPLS
4 5 (38.46%) Perl
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 5 (38.46%) Information Security
4 5 (38.46%) Identity Management
4 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
4 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
4 5 (38.46%) Network Design
4 5 (38.46%) VLAN
4 5 (38.46%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
4 5 (38.46%) Data Loss Prevention

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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) SNMP
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) MPLS
3 5 (38.46%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) VLAN
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) 802.11
5 2 (15.38%) HTTP
5 2 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Burp Suite
1 2 (15.38%) Metasploit
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Security Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Support
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Kali Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Security Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (38.46%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
2 5 (38.46%) Identity Management
2 5 (38.46%) Information Governance
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Network Design
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Security Hardening
2 5 (38.46%) SIEM
3 2 (15.38%) Cyber Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) OSINT
3 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
3 2 (15.38%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (15.38%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Ruby
5 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) Lua
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) SANS
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) CREST Certified
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) GPEN
3 2 (15.38%) HNC
3 2 (15.38%) OSCE
3 2 (15.38%) OSCP
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Sun Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nessus
1 2 (15.38%) Nmap
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee