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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 50 43 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.96% 0.69% 6.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 4.23% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Median daily rate £340 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £412 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £28.63
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -6.55%
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
90 71 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.27% 16.40% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 53 24
Median daily rate £401 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Median hourly rate - £9.50 £37.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) EMC
2 11 (91.67%) NetApp
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) NFS
2 11 (91.67%) SRDF
3 10 (83.33%) NAS
4 9 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (75.00%) IBM
4 9 (75.00%) Solaris
4 9 (75.00%) Linux
5 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (66.67%) Cisco
5 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (58.33%) Xen
6 7 (58.33%) iSCSI
6 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
6 7 (58.33%) FCoE
6 7 (58.33%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (58.33%) Multicast
6 7 (58.33%) KVM
6 7 (58.33%) Benchmarking
6 7 (58.33%) Intel
6 7 (58.33%) SQL
6 7 (58.33%) LAN
6 7 (58.33%) WAN
7 6 (50.00%) IIS
7 6 (50.00%) Middleware

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 6 (50.00%) IIS
2 5 (41.67%) Apache
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) NAS
2 7 (58.33%) FCoE
2 7 (58.33%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (58.33%) iSCSI
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) Multicast
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) HTTP
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) LDAP
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
2 5 (41.67%) HBase
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Middleware
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Rendezvous
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
3 1 (8.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Symmetrix
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Solaris
3 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) SUSE
5 2 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) VMS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Benchmarking
1 7 (58.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) NFS
1 11 (91.67%) SRDF
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (58.33%) KVM
4 7 (58.33%) Xen
5 4 (33.33%) Veritas File System
5 4 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) EMC
2 11 (91.67%) NetApp
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
3 9 (75.00%) IBM
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco
5 7 (58.33%) Intel
6 5 (41.67%) DataSynapse
6 5 (41.67%) Sybase
6 5 (41.67%) TIBCO
7 4 (33.33%) Sun
7 4 (33.33%) Veritas
8 2 (16.67%) AppDynamics
8 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (8.33%) Microsoft