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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 42 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Contract jobs citing SAN 35 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.31% 1.66% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.71% 15.00% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 6
Average daily rate
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£285 £375 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £243 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £424 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £321 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.00% +19.04%
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
169 100 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.97% 11.05% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 53 50
Average daily rate £325 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
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 22 October 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 42 (71.19%) Windows
2 36 (61.02%) VMware
3 34 (57.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (35.59%) NetApp
5 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
6 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (30.51%) CentOS
6 18 (30.51%) Ubuntu
7 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
7 17 (28.81%) Linux
8 16 (27.12%) VMware Server
9 15 (25.42%) Python
9 15 (25.42%) Windows XP
9 15 (25.42%) Splunk
10 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (23.73%) Service Management
11 12 (20.34%) Workflow
11 12 (20.34%) UNIX
11 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (18.64%) Solaris
12 11 (18.64%) Oracle
12 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
13 10 (16.95%) HP
14 9 (15.25%) Apache
14 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (11.86%) VMS
15 7 (11.86%) ITIL
15 7 (11.86%) SLA
15 7 (11.86%) Cisco
16 6 (10.17%) Citrix

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (15.25%) Apache
2 5 (8.47%) ATG Dynamo
2 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.47%) JBoss
2 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.08%) SAS
5 2 (3.39%) IIS
5 2 (3.39%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.69%) Lync
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) DNS
1 6 (10.17%) NAS
2 5 (8.47%) DHCP
3 4 (6.78%) Firewall
3 4 (6.78%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (5.08%) VPN
5 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.69%) Wireless
6 1 (1.69%) RTSP
6 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.69%) FTP
6 1 (1.69%) SMTP
6 1 (1.69%) LAN
6 1 (1.69%) WLAN
6 1 (1.69%) WAN
6 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Ingres
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (10.17%) Administrator
3 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (10.17%) UNIX Administrator
4 5 (8.47%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.47%) UNIX Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.78%) Linux Support
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.39%) Support Technician
7 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) NHS
2 2 (3.39%) Replication
2 2 (3.39%) Clustering
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.69%) Social Media
3 1 (1.69%) PDA
3 1 (1.69%) PKI
3 1 (1.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 42 (71.19%) Windows
2 34 (57.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (30.51%) CentOS
3 18 (30.51%) Ubuntu
4 17 (28.81%) Linux
5 15 (25.42%) Windows XP
6 12 (20.34%) UNIX
6 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (18.64%) Solaris
8 7 (11.86%) VMS
9 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Service Management
2 12 (20.34%) Workflow
3 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
4 7 (11.86%) ITIL
5 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.39%) Project Management
6 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.69%) High Availability
7 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.69%) Change Control
7 1 (1.69%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.69%) Change Management
7 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.69%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.69%) Release Management
7 1 (1.69%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.69%) ERP
7 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) Python
2 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.39%) C
5 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) Korn
5 1 (1.69%) SQL
5 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.17%) MCSE
2 6 (10.17%) MCSA
3 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) MCP
5 1 (1.69%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.12%) VMware Server
3 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.47%) VMware ESX
4 5 (8.47%) Samba
5 4 (6.78%) vSphere
6 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.69%) UAG
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.69%) XenServer
7 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) SCOM
3 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 36 (61.02%) VMware
2 21 (35.59%) NetApp
3 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
4 15 (25.42%) Splunk
5 11 (18.64%) Oracle
6 10 (16.95%) HP
7 7 (11.86%) Cisco
8 6 (10.17%) Citrix
9 5 (8.47%) ATG
9 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
10 4 (6.78%) Dell
11 3 (5.08%) Dot Hill
11 3 (5.08%) Brocade
11 3 (5.08%) IBM
11 3 (5.08%) Remedy
12 2 (3.39%) Symantec
12 2 (3.39%) BMC
13 1 (1.69%) ProCurve
13 1 (1.69%) Juniper
13 1 (1.69%) McAfee