The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 23 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 22 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.21% 0.64% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.21% 4.17% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
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£265 £278 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £276 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £280 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.26% -1.04%
SAN
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 South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
78 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.48% 15.29% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 22
Average daily rate £225 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £383 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -73.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the South Yorkshire region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the South Yorkshire region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -3 12 £215 -22.52% 1
Doncaster - 6 £440 -
Barnsley - 4 £380 - 1
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (56.25%) NAS
4 15 (46.88%) VMware
5 14 (43.75%) UNIX
6 13 (40.63%) NetApp
6 13 (40.63%) Data ONTAP
7 12 (37.50%) Data Centre
8 11 (34.38%) SQL
9 10 (31.25%) ITIL
9 10 (31.25%) NFS
9 10 (31.25%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (31.25%) Brocade
10 9 (28.13%) HP
11 8 (25.00%) Finance
11 8 (25.00%) Migration
12 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
13 6 (18.75%) Cisco
13 6 (18.75%) IBM
13 6 (18.75%) Linux
14 5 (15.63%) Solaris
14 5 (15.63%) EMC
14 5 (15.63%) Veritas
14 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
14 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (15.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (15.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
15 4 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
15 4 (12.50%) Data Protection

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) NAS
2 10 (31.25%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Legal
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Consultant
1 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (21.88%) NetApp Consultant
2 6 (18.75%) NetApp Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) NAS Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) SAN Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (15.63%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.25%) Life Science
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) UNIX
3 13 (40.63%) Data ONTAP
4 6 (18.75%) Linux
5 5 (15.63%) Solaris
6 4 (12.50%) SUSE
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.50%) Data Security
4 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCTS
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) MCSA
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.25%) MCITP
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) HP ASE
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) NFS
2 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (3.13%) Firmware
6 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.25%) WSUS
1 2 (6.25%) SnapMirror
1 2 (6.25%) SnapVault
2 1 (3.13%) Control-M
2 1 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) VMware
3 13 (40.63%) NetApp
4 10 (31.25%) Brocade
5 9 (28.13%) HP
6 6 (18.75%) Cisco
6 6 (18.75%) IBM
7 5 (15.63%) EMC
7 5 (15.63%) Veritas
7 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.25%) Symantec
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) Sun
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle
9 1 (3.13%) Sybase
9 1 (3.13%) Websense
9 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint