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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 24 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.13% 5.73% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.89% 30.95% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
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£408 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.00% -9.09%
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
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
47 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.98% 18.50% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 10
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £7.02
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 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 30 January 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 9 (52.94%) ITIL
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Sun
2 7 (41.18%) AIX
2 7 (41.18%) HPUX
2 7 (41.18%) ITSM
2 7 (41.18%) Brocade
3 6 (35.29%) NetApp
3 6 (35.29%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (29.41%) Change Management
4 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) NAS
4 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Firmware
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) EMC
6 3 (17.65%) HP StorageWorks
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) SCCM

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) NAS
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
3 2 (11.76%) FCoE
3 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (11.76%) Multicast
3 2 (11.76%) HTTP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) HBase
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
1 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Storage Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Designer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Rendezvous
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) XSLT
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) AIX
1 7 (41.18%) HPUX
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) ITSM
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Business Development
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
5 2 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) NCIE
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
1 4 (23.53%) Firmware
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Xen
3 2 (11.76%) SRDF
3 2 (11.76%) KVM
3 2 (11.76%) NFS
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
1 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Sun
2 7 (41.18%) Brocade
3 6 (35.29%) NetApp
3 6 (35.29%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) DataSynapse
6 2 (11.76%) Intel
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) Sybase
7 1 (5.88%) CommVault
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