The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 75 83 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing SAN 11 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.99% 1.12% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.55% 9.47% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 19
Median daily rate £305 £390 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.79% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £284 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £432 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -9.24%

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
168 169 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.18% 11.80% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 114 137
Median daily rate £403 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SAN.

1 25 (89.29%) VMware
2 16 (57.14%) Linux
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) VMware Server
4 12 (42.86%) Splunk
4 12 (42.86%) Nagios
4 12 (42.86%) Grafana
5 10 (35.71%) CentOS
5 10 (35.71%) Degree
5 10 (35.71%) Ubuntu
6 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (28.57%) NHS
6 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 8 (28.57%) Citrix
7 7 (25.00%) Windows
7 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
8 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.86%) Back Office
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.86%) DNS
9 5 (17.86%) EMC
10 4 (14.29%) DHCP
10 4 (14.29%) Migration
10 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (17.86%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Support Technician
3 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Network Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Support Technician
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Technician
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) NHS
2 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) EMC VNXe
3 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) CentOS
2 10 (35.71%) Ubuntu
3 7 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.71%) SUSE
8 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
8 2 (7.14%) Unix
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Change Control
3 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.71%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.71%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Line Management
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Security Hardening
5 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (10.71%) MCSE
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) VMware Server
2 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) Terminal Server
3 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Grafana
1 12 (42.86%) Nagios
2 4 (14.29%) SCCM
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (7.14%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.57%) Opsview
5 1 (3.57%) SCOM
5 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) Splunk
4 8 (28.57%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) EMC
6 3 (10.71%) Brocade
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 3 (10.71%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) Symantec
6 3 (10.71%) Veeam
7 2 (7.14%) Apple
7 2 (7.14%) Dell
7 2 (7.14%) NetApp
8 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.57%) CommVault
8 1 (3.57%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (3.57%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) SAP