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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 25 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.80% 1.09% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.21% 12.50% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£140 £278 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.54% -14.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £342
% change year-on-year
+1.92% -4.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -8.00%
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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
33 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.20% 8.74% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 10
Average daily rate £250 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.67% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £279 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £150.00 £11.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1263.63% -75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 July 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 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) NAS
5 2 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (20.00%) Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) Life Science
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) SUSE
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) Websense
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
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