The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bradford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 19 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.55% 1.56% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 13.04% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +6.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 14.65% 11.98% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 6
Average daily rate £250 £225 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
SAN
West Yorkshire

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Bradford region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Finance

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Storage Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Data Security
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (20.00%) APMP
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) CommVault
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft