The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 42 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.43% 3.37% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.62% 17.07% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-19.18% +32.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 82 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.62% 19.76% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 28
Median daily rate £475 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SAN.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) SRDF
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) NFS
2 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) EMC
2 7 (70.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) Veritas
3 6 (60.00%) Sun
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) AIX
3 6 (60.00%) LDAP
3 6 (60.00%) Perl
3 6 (60.00%) NAS
3 6 (60.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (60.00%) Veritas File System
3 6 (60.00%) Symmetrix
3 6 (60.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (50.00%) Solaris
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Change Management
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) SUSE
5 4 (40.00%) Replication
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) DataSynapse
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) LDAP
1 6 (60.00%) NAS
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) FCoE
2 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) Multicast
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) HBase
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) SAN Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Server Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (10.00%) WAP
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Symmetrix
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) Replication
4 1 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) AIX
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Solaris
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (40.00%) SUSE
4 4 (40.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) VMS
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) NFS
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (70.00%) SRDF
2 6 (60.00%) Veritas File System
2 6 (60.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) KVM
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) EMC
2 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) NetApp
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) Sun
3 6 (60.00%) Veritas
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) Intel
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Sybase
6 1 (10.00%) TIBCO