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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 84 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 2.38% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.91% 21.37% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 4
Average daily rate
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£360 £313 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +62.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £252 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £364 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +3.00%
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
163 117 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.85% 11.14% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 79 47
Average daily rate £315 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -59.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) VMware
3 15 (40.54%) ITIL
4 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
4 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (35.14%) NAS
5 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
5 11 (29.73%) Linux
6 9 (24.32%) DNS
6 9 (24.32%) Cisco
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (21.62%) UNIX
8 7 (18.92%) Service Management
8 7 (18.92%) VMware ESX
8 7 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.92%) Solaris
8 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
8 7 (18.92%) MCSE
8 7 (18.92%) MCSA
8 7 (18.92%) Apache
8 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
8 7 (18.92%) VPN
8 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (16.22%) Shell Script

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (18.92%) Apache
1 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (8.11%) WorkSite
4 1 (2.70%) Lync
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) NAS
2 9 (24.32%) DNS
3 7 (18.92%) VPN
4 5 (13.51%) Firewall
5 4 (10.81%) LAN
5 4 (10.81%) WAN
5 4 (10.81%) SMTP
5 4 (10.81%) DHCP
5 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
5 4 (10.81%) FTP
5 4 (10.81%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.11%) RTSP
6 3 (8.11%) OSPF
6 3 (8.11%) BGP
6 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
7 2 (5.41%) VRRP
7 2 (5.41%) MPLS
7 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (10.81%) Ingres
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Informix
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MSI
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (8.11%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Administrator
2 7 (18.92%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 6 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Project Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) PDA
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 3 (8.11%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.41%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.70%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (29.73%) Linux
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (21.62%) UNIX
6 7 (18.92%) Solaris
7 5 (13.51%) Ubuntu
7 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (10.81%) CentOS
8 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
10 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.70%) VMS
11 1 (2.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
2 7 (18.92%) Service Management
3 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) Workflow
3 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
3 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
4 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.41%) Network Design
5 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) BCP
5 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.70%) High Availability
6 1 (2.70%) Change Control
6 1 (2.70%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) VBScript
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) Korn
5 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (18.92%) MCSE
2 7 (18.92%) MCSA
3 2 (5.41%) CCNP
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) CCDA
3 2 (5.41%) CCDP
3 2 (5.41%) CISSP
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CCSA
3 2 (5.41%) CCSE
3 2 (5.41%) VCAP
3 2 (5.41%) VCP5
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
1 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.92%) VMware ESX
3 6 (16.22%) Samba
4 4 (10.81%) VMware Server
4 4 (10.81%) vSphere
5 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Nagios
2 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) Cacti
3 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.70%) Salt
3 1 (2.70%) Opsview
3 1 (2.70%) Graphite
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) VMware
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (24.32%) Cisco
4 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
4 7 (18.92%) Oracle
5 6 (16.22%) Citrix
6 5 (13.51%) HP
7 4 (10.81%) NetApp
8 3 (8.11%) CommVault
8 3 (8.11%) Reuters
8 3 (8.11%) Splunk
8 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
9 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.41%) IBM
10 1 (2.70%) EMC
10 1 (2.70%) Veritas
10 1 (2.70%) Remedy
10 1 (2.70%) Veeam
10 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago