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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 81 49 67
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +18
Contract jobs citing SAN 27 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.63% 2.67% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.69% 20.77% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.46 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.12% +22.22%
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
231 130 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.91% 12.86% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 72 78
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 (70.37%) VMware
2 23 (42.59%) ITIL
2 23 (42.59%) Windows
3 20 (37.04%) Cisco
4 16 (29.63%) Linux
4 16 (29.63%) Firewall
4 16 (29.63%) Data Centre
5 15 (27.78%) CentOS
5 15 (27.78%) NAS
5 15 (27.78%) vSphere
5 15 (27.78%) Ubuntu
6 14 (25.93%) IBM
7 13 (24.07%) Python
7 13 (24.07%) Service Management
7 13 (24.07%) Splunk
8 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 11 (20.37%) NetApp
9 11 (20.37%) Brocade
9 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (18.52%) VMware Server
10 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (18.52%) F5
10 10 (18.52%) Workflow
10 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (18.52%) HP
11 9 (16.67%) NFS
11 9 (16.67%) UNIX
11 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (16.67%) Incident Management
12 8 (14.81%) Microsoft

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.85%) Node.js
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) Firewall
2 15 (27.78%) NAS
3 6 (11.11%) VPN
3 6 (11.11%) DNS
3 6 (11.11%) DMZ
3 6 (11.11%) Internet
4 3 (5.56%) MPLS
4 3 (5.56%) BIG-IP
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.70%) HSRP
5 2 (3.70%) OSPF
5 2 (3.70%) BGP
5 2 (3.70%) EIGRP
5 2 (3.70%) VRRP
5 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.70%) Wireless
5 2 (3.70%) LDAP
5 2 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (1.85%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) Informix
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Network Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.26%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Storage Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Support
7 3 (5.56%) Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Junior
8 2 (3.70%) Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.81%) NHS
3 5 (9.26%) Replication
4 4 (7.41%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (5.56%) Clustering
5 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.85%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Linux
3 15 (27.78%) Ubuntu
3 15 (27.78%) CentOS
4 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (16.67%) UNIX
7 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.85%) AIX
9 1 (1.85%) Solaris
9 1 (1.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) ITIL
2 13 (24.07%) Service Management
3 10 (18.52%) Workflow
4 9 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.26%) Project Management
5 5 (9.26%) Change Management
6 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.56%) Migration
8 2 (3.70%) Information Security
8 2 (3.70%) Content Management
8 2 (3.70%) DevOps
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) Python
2 4 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
3 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.11%) CCNP
3 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.56%) CCSP
6 2 (3.70%) CCIE
6 2 (3.70%) MCSE
6 2 (3.70%) CCNA
6 2 (3.70%) CISSP
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) NCDA
7 1 (1.85%) MCITP
7 1 (1.85%) MCSA
7 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.85%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) vSphere
2 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 10 (18.52%) VMware Server
3 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (16.67%) NFS
5 4 (7.41%) SRDF
6 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.70%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (1.85%) Cacti
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.85%) Salt
4 1 (1.85%) Opsview
4 1 (1.85%) Graphite
4 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (70.37%) VMware
2 20 (37.04%) Cisco
3 14 (25.93%) IBM
4 13 (24.07%) Splunk
5 11 (20.37%) Brocade
5 11 (20.37%) NetApp
6 10 (18.52%) HP
6 10 (18.52%) F5
7 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
8 5 (9.26%) Oracle
9 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds
9 4 (7.41%) EMC
10 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.56%) Aruba
11 2 (3.70%) Veeam
12 1 (1.85%) Veritas
12 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.85%) Symantec
12 1 (1.85%) McAfee
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