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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 98 81 57
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Contract jobs citing SAN 11 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.73% 1.36% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.95% 8.11% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 20
Median daily rate £375 £285 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £410 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +43.15%
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
185 222 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.20% 16.79% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 147 83
Median daily rate £390 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +27.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 20 (68.97%) VMware
2 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (62.07%) Cisco
4 13 (44.83%) Linux
4 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
5 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
5 11 (37.93%) Perl
5 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
6 9 (31.03%) HP
6 9 (31.03%) SQL
6 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
7 8 (27.59%) F5
7 8 (27.59%) High Availability
7 8 (27.59%) MySQL
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
7 8 (27.59%) Games
8 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (24.14%) NAS
9 6 (20.69%) Puppet
9 6 (20.69%) vCloud
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
9 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (20.69%) VMware ESX
9 6 (20.69%) ITIL

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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) NAS
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 5 (17.24%) FWSM
3 5 (17.24%) LAN
3 5 (17.24%) WAN
4 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 3 (10.34%) BGP
5 3 (10.34%) DNS
5 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
5 3 (10.34%) Internet
5 3 (10.34%) MPLS
5 3 (10.34%) OSPF
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.90%) DHCP
6 2 (6.90%) HSRP
6 2 (6.90%) VoIP
6 2 (6.90%) VRRP
7 1 (3.45%) SSL
7 1 (3.45%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) Informix
2 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
2 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.90%) Redis
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.45%) Big Data
6 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.45%) QlikView
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (3.45%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Hudson
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (27.59%) Games
2 3 (10.34%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.90%) LAMP
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (17.24%) Clustering
4 4 (13.79%) Replication
5 3 (10.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (6.90%) CLARiiON
6 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (6.90%) IBM XIV
6 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (6.90%) Private Cloud
7 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.45%) iSeries
7 1 (3.45%) PKI
7 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
7 1 (3.45%) Symmetrix
7 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
3 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Unix
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) High Availability
2 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.34%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) SIEM
5 2 (6.90%) Build Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) Information Management
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
1 11 (37.93%) Perl
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
4 5 (17.24%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) CCNP
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.34%) CCIE
3 3 (10.34%) CISSP
3 3 (10.34%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.90%) CCDE
4 2 (6.90%) CCNA
4 2 (6.90%) CCSP
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CISA
5 1 (3.45%) CISM
5 1 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) MCITP
5 1 (3.45%) MCSA
5 1 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) vCloud
2 6 (20.69%) VMware ESX
3 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.34%) KVM
4 3 (10.34%) Xen
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.45%) Docker
6 1 (3.45%) Firmware
6 1 (3.45%) NFS
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (20.69%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.34%) Cacti
3 3 (10.34%) Graphite
3 3 (10.34%) Nagios
3 3 (10.34%) Opsview
3 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.45%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.45%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Salt
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) VMware
2 18 (62.07%) Cisco
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
4 9 (31.03%) HP
5 8 (27.59%) F5
6 4 (13.79%) Citrix
6 4 (13.79%) Veritas
7 3 (10.34%) EMC
7 3 (10.34%) IBM
7 3 (10.34%) NetApp
7 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle
8 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.45%) BMC
9 1 (3.45%) CommVault
9 1 (3.45%) Juniper
9 1 (3.45%) Reuters