The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 34 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.97% 6.67% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 46.67% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Average daily rate
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£140 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +1.85%
SAN
South 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 Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.96% 14.29% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 19
Average daily rate £275 £281 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -29.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £355 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) SCCM
3 4 (40.00%) SCOM
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (30.00%) NAS
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (10.00%) Lync
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) FCoE
3 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (20.00%) Multicast
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) DataStage
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Rendezvous
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development
2 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Benchmarking
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) SRDF
3 2 (20.00%) Xen
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (20.00%) KVM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (20.00%) NFS
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (10.00%) Control-M
3 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) DataSynapse
4 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Intel
4 2 (20.00%) Sybase
5 1 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) CommVault
5 1 (10.00%) Websense