The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 59 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 30 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.46% 1.01% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.08% 10.10% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 8
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£290 £375 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +32.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £338 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £431 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -
SAN
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
213 99 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.44% 10.01% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 59 53
Average daily rate £338 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.55% -5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 38 (67.86%) Windows
2 31 (55.36%) VMware
3 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
5 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (33.93%) NetApp
6 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
7 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (23.21%) ITIL
9 12 (21.43%) Linux
10 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (19.64%) NAS
10 11 (19.64%) UNIX
10 11 (19.64%) MCSE
10 11 (19.64%) MCSA
10 11 (19.64%) HP
11 10 (17.86%) Solaris
11 10 (17.86%) Oracle
12 9 (16.07%) Citrix
12 9 (16.07%) DNS
12 9 (16.07%) Cisco
13 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 8 (14.29%) Apache
13 8 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
14 7 (12.50%) VMS
14 7 (12.50%) VPN
14 7 (12.50%) SLA
14 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (12.50%) Fibre Channel

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.29%) Apache
2 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.36%) ATG Dynamo
4 3 (5.36%) SAS
4 3 (5.36%) JBoss
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.36%) WorkSite
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Lync
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) NAS
2 9 (16.07%) DNS
3 7 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (12.50%) VPN
4 6 (10.71%) Firewall
4 6 (10.71%) DHCP
5 5 (8.93%) LAN
5 5 (8.93%) WAN
5 5 (8.93%) iSCSI
6 4 (7.14%) SMTP
6 4 (7.14%) Ethernet
6 4 (7.14%) FTP
6 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.36%) WLAN
7 3 (5.36%) RTSP
8 2 (3.57%) VPLS
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.57%) IPsec
8 2 (3.57%) DMVPN
8 2 (3.57%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.14%) Ingres
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.36%) Legal
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Administrator
2 7 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (10.71%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 6 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.14%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Project Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) PDA
2 3 (5.36%) NHS
2 3 (5.36%) Replication
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (67.86%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (21.43%) Linux
5 11 (19.64%) UNIX
6 10 (17.86%) Solaris
7 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 7 (12.50%) VMS
7 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (10.71%) CentOS
9 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
2 6 (10.71%) Service Management
3 4 (7.14%) Workflow
3 4 (7.14%) Project Management
4 3 (5.36%) TOGAF
4 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.36%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (3.57%) BCP
5 2 (3.57%) Network Design
5 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.79%) Data Management
6 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) Python
1 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.36%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) C
4 1 (1.79%) VBScript
4 1 (1.79%) Korn
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (19.64%) MCSE
2 11 (19.64%) MCSA
3 8 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
5 2 (3.57%) CCDA
5 2 (3.57%) CCDP
5 2 (3.57%) CISSP
5 2 (3.57%) CCNP
5 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) VCAP
5 2 (3.57%) VCP5
5 2 (3.57%) CCSA
5 2 (3.57%) CCSE
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) Samba
3 6 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.14%) VMware Server
4 4 (7.14%) vSphere
5 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.79%) XenServer
7 1 (1.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Nagios
1 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
1 1 (1.79%) SCOM
1 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) VMware
2 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
3 19 (33.93%) NetApp
4 11 (19.64%) HP
5 10 (17.86%) Oracle
6 9 (16.07%) Cisco
6 9 (16.07%) Citrix
7 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
8 5 (8.93%) Splunk
9 4 (7.14%) Dell
10 3 (5.36%) IBM
10 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
10 3 (5.36%) Dot Hill
10 3 (5.36%) Brocade
10 3 (5.36%) Reuters
10 3 (5.36%) CommVault
10 3 (5.36%) ATG
11 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.79%) Juniper
12 1 (1.79%) Remedy
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