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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 36 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 13 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.10% 2.63% 6.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.48% 13.33% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Average daily rate £400 £408 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +16.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
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
84 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.05% 19.74% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 30
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) Unix
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
1 12 (80.00%) NAS
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) NFS
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) NetApp
3 7 (46.67%) Migration
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Financial Institution
3 7 (46.67%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (46.67%) Brocade
3 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
3 7 (46.67%) Data ONTAP
4 6 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (40.00%) Veritas
4 6 (40.00%) EMC
5 5 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (33.33%) Solaris
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) SUSE
5 5 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) SCCM
7 2 (13.33%) SCOM
8 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) NAS
2 7 (46.67%) Fibre Channel
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Financial Institution
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) NAS Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) NetApp Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Unix
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Data ONTAP
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Solaris
4 5 (33.33%) SUSE
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Business Development
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) NFS
2 6 (40.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Brocade
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) NetApp
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) EMC
2 6 (40.00%) Veritas
3 5 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago