The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 25 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.61% 0.93% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.54% 4.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.32%
SAN
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 North Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 26.27% 20.83% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 5
Average daily rate £401 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.90 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the North Yorkshire region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the North Yorkshire region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York - 6 £400 - 3
Middlesbrough - 3 - -
Skipton - - - -
Harrogate - - - - 2
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) EMC
4 5 (35.71%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 4 (28.57%) Python
5 4 (28.57%) Perl
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) NetApp
5 4 (28.57%) X-Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) Clustering
5 4 (28.57%) Altiris
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (28.57%) WSUS
5 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 4 (28.57%) Ruby
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (28.57%) vSphere
5 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 4 (28.57%) NAS
5 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) NAS
2 3 (21.43%) VLAN
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Server Specialist
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Specialist
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Support Technician
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) vSphere
1 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) WSUS
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) EMC
4 5 (35.71%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) NetApp
5 4 (28.57%) Altiris
6 3 (21.43%) Mitel
7 2 (14.29%) Vignette
7 2 (14.29%) Open Text
8 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco