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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 49 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.61% 2.78% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 13.04% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £500 £255 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.07% -36.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.63%
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
89 92 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.16% 21.35% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 67 25
Median daily rate £500 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £12.35 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.37% +12.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) WAN
2 10 (76.92%) EMC
2 10 (76.92%) Solaris
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) NAS
3 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
3 9 (69.23%) FCoE
3 9 (69.23%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (69.23%) Multicast
3 9 (69.23%) KVM
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 9 (69.23%) Intel
3 9 (69.23%) NetApp
3 9 (69.23%) NFS
3 9 (69.23%) iSCSI
3 9 (69.23%) SRDF
3 9 (69.23%) Xen
3 9 (69.23%) Benchmarking
4 8 (61.54%) Middleware
4 8 (61.54%) Banking
4 8 (61.54%) IBM
4 8 (61.54%) IIS

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 8 (61.54%) IIS
2 7 (53.85%) Apache
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
2 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) LAN
1 10 (76.92%) NAS
1 10 (76.92%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) FCoE
2 9 (69.23%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (69.23%) iSCSI
2 9 (69.23%) Multicast
3 7 (53.85%) HTTP
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) Hadoop
2 7 (53.85%) HBase
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (61.54%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
1 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Middleware
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) Rendezvous
2 7 (53.85%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) AIX
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) SUSE
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Benchmarking
1 9 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) Hyper-V
2 9 (69.23%) KVM
2 9 (69.23%) NFS
2 9 (69.23%) SRDF
2 9 (69.23%) Xen
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) EMC
3 9 (69.23%) Intel
3 9 (69.23%) NetApp
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle
4 8 (61.54%) IBM
5 7 (53.85%) DataSynapse
5 7 (53.85%) Sybase
5 7 (53.85%) TIBCO
6 2 (15.38%) AppDynamics
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) Veritas