The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 31 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing SAN 2 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.62% 1.63% 3.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 12.50% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate
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£278 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £258 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £315 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.24% 13.07% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 18
Average daily rate £310 £265 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -26.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £13.25 £50.00 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.50% +296.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £25.70 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
SAN
Yorkshire

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
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 28 July 2014. 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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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 +2 2 £278 -11.20% 1
Doncaster - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) HP
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) XenServer
5 5 (29.41%) Veeam
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) SCDPM
6 4 (23.53%) Brocade
6 4 (23.53%) Firmware
7 3 (17.65%) UNIX
7 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
8 2 (11.76%) NAS
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) AppSense
8 2 (11.76%) IBM
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.76%) AIX
8 2 (11.76%) Solaris
8 2 (11.76%) Linux
8 2 (11.76%) EMC
8 2 (11.76%) NetApp
8 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
8 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
9 1 (5.88%) Relational Database

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
1 5 (29.41%) Build Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Storage Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) SAN Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) EMC Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) Symmetrix
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) AIX
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL
1 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
1 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
1 1 (5.88%) Service Management
1 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (5.88%) Data Security
1 1 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
1 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) XenServer
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCDPM
2 1 (5.88%) Control-M
2 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) HP
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Veeam
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) Brocade
5 2 (11.76%) AppSense
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.76%) EMC
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) BMC