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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 80 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 14 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.06% 2.39% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.83% 21.54% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 4
Average daily rate
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£245 £319 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.13% +65.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £380 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
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
205 130 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.53% 11.10% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 87 75
Average daily rate £288 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
Average hourly rate £76.25 £18.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+323.61% -49.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £15.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £20.80 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 28 (82.35%) VMware
2 27 (79.41%) Windows
3 16 (47.06%) ITIL
3 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (44.12%) Linux
5 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 11 (32.35%) Ubuntu
6 10 (29.41%) Service Management
6 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (29.41%) CentOS
6 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (26.47%) NAS
7 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
7 9 (26.47%) Cisco
8 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
8 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
8 8 (23.53%) Python
8 8 (23.53%) DNS
9 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
9 7 (20.59%) MCSE
9 7 (20.59%) MCSA
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (20.59%) Workflow
9 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (20.59%) VMware Server
9 7 (20.59%) Splunk
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (8.82%) WorkSite
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Lync
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) NAS
2 8 (23.53%) DNS
3 6 (17.65%) VPN
4 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 4 (11.76%) LAN
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
5 3 (8.82%) SMTP
5 3 (8.82%) DHCP
5 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
5 3 (8.82%) FTP
5 3 (8.82%) OSPF
5 3 (8.82%) BGP
5 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
5 3 (8.82%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (8.82%) iSCSI
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.88%) IPsec
6 2 (5.88%) RTSP
6 2 (5.88%) VPLS
6 2 (5.88%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) Informix
2 1 (2.94%) Ingres
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MSI
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.82%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Project Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Linux Support
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) NHS
2 3 (8.82%) PDA
2 3 (8.82%) Replication
2 3 (8.82%) Open Source
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.88%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.94%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.94%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) CMDB
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (44.12%) Linux
4 11 (32.35%) Ubuntu
5 10 (29.41%) CentOS
5 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
7 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (11.76%) UNIX
10 2 (5.88%) Solaris
10 2 (5.88%) Debian
10 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (2.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Service Management
3 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 7 (20.59%) Workflow
5 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.88%) Software Deployment
7 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.88%) BCP
7 2 (5.88%) Network Design
7 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.94%) Data Management
8 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Python
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) MCSE
1 7 (20.59%) MCSA
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.88%) CCSA
2 2 (5.88%) CCSE
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) VCAP
2 2 (5.88%) VCP5
2 2 (5.88%) CCNP
2 2 (5.88%) CCNA
2 2 (5.88%) CCDA
2 2 (5.88%) CCDP
2 2 (5.88%) CISSP
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.59%) VMware Server
4 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.82%) vSphere
6 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.94%) Samba
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.94%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Nagios
2 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) Cacti
2 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Salt
2 1 (2.94%) Opsview
2 1 (2.94%) Graphite
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) VMware
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco
3 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
4 7 (20.59%) Splunk
5 5 (14.71%) Citrix
5 5 (14.71%) HP
6 3 (8.82%) CommVault
6 3 (8.82%) ServiceNow
6 3 (8.82%) Zerto
6 3 (8.82%) Reuters
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) Veritas
8 1 (2.94%) Remedy
8 1 (2.94%) Veeam
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
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