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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 83 76 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing SAN 27 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.82% 2.14% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.33% 14.73% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 19
Median daily rate £425 £310 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% +67.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £424 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.38 £35.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-33.21% +59.09%
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
219 224 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.79% 14.51% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 141 84
Median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £10.20 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% +4.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016, 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 29 (74.36%) VMware
2 25 (64.10%) Windows
3 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
4 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
5 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (35.90%) Linux
7 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 13 (33.33%) Citrix
8 12 (30.77%) Cisco
9 11 (28.21%) DNS
9 11 (28.21%) SQL
10 10 (25.64%) DHCP
10 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
11 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (23.08%) LAN
11 9 (23.08%) WAN
11 9 (23.08%) ITIL
12 8 (20.51%) Legal
12 8 (20.51%) CentOS
12 8 (20.51%) VMware Server
13 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (17.95%) Ubuntu
13 7 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
13 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (17.95%) HP
13 7 (17.95%) NetApp
14 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
14 6 (15.38%) Active Directory

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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) DNS
2 10 (25.64%) DHCP
3 9 (23.08%) LAN
3 9 (23.08%) WAN
4 6 (15.38%) Firewall
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (10.26%) NAS
6 3 (7.69%) FWSM
6 3 (7.69%) Internet
6 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (7.69%) MPLS
6 3 (7.69%) VPN
7 2 (5.13%) BGP
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.13%) EIGRP
7 2 (5.13%) OSPF
7 2 (5.13%) VoIP
8 1 (2.56%) HSRP
8 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
4 4 (10.26%) Informix
4 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.56%) Big Data
7 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.56%) QlikView
7 1 (2.56%) Redis
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) Hudson
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (20.51%) Legal
2 5 (12.82%) Games
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (25.64%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Storage Specialist
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Hardware Specialist
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.13%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (5.13%) LAMP
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
1 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (12.82%) NHS
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.26%) Replication
4 3 (7.69%) Clustering
4 3 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (5.13%) CLARiiON
5 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (5.13%) IBM XIV
5 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.56%) iSeries
6 1 (2.56%) PKI
6 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.56%) Symmetrix
6 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
3 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (20.51%) CentOS
6 7 (17.95%) Ubuntu
7 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Migration
3 5 (12.82%) High Availability
3 5 (12.82%) Project Management
4 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (10.26%) Change Management
4 4 (10.26%) Information Security
5 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.69%) SIEM
6 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.13%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.13%) SDLC
7 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.56%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.26%) Perl
2 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.13%) PHP
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (15.38%) CISSP
2 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.82%) CCNP
3 5 (12.82%) MCSE
4 4 (10.26%) CISA
4 4 (10.26%) MCSA
5 3 (7.69%) CCIE
5 3 (7.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.13%) CCDE
6 2 (5.13%) CCNA
6 2 (5.13%) CCSP
6 2 (5.13%) GSEC
6 2 (5.13%) GSLC
6 2 (5.13%) GSNA
6 2 (5.13%) SANS
7 1 (2.56%) CISM
7 1 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.56%) ISO22301
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Server
3 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.82%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.26%) vCloud
5 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.13%) vSphere
6 2 (5.13%) XenApp
7 1 (2.56%) Docker
7 1 (2.56%) Squid
7 1 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.13%) Cacti
2 2 (5.13%) Graphite
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (5.13%) Nagios
2 2 (5.13%) Opsview
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.56%) Ansible
3 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Salt
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) SCSM
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) VMware
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (33.33%) Citrix
4 12 (30.77%) Cisco
5 7 (17.95%) HP
5 7 (17.95%) NetApp
6 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 5 (12.82%) EMC
8 3 (7.69%) CommVault
8 3 (7.69%) F5
8 3 (7.69%) IBM
8 3 (7.69%) iManage
8 3 (7.69%) Reuters
8 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
8 3 (7.69%) Veritas
8 3 (7.69%) Zerto
9 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.13%) Dell
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle
9 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds