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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 39 20 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.29% 5.35% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.79% 35.85% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 3
Average daily rate
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£140 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.66%
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
77 53 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.52% 14.93% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 24 43
Average daily rate £275 £283 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% -27.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 17 April 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 -13 4 £140 -58.51%
Barnsley - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) NetApp
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) NAS
5 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (30.77%) SCCM
5 4 (30.77%) SCOM
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) EMC
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) Solaris
6 3 (23.08%) NFS
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) UNIX

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (7.69%) Lync
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
1 5 (38.46%) NAS
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (15.38%) Multicast
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
3 2 (15.38%) FCoE
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) DataStage
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) HBase
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (15.38%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) XSLT
1 2 (15.38%) Rendezvous
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Solaris
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Business Development
2 2 (15.38%) Benchmarking
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) NFS
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (15.38%) Xen
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (15.38%) SRDF
4 2 (15.38%) KVM
5 1 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) Firmware
5 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
1 4 (30.77%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) NetApp
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) DataSynapse
5 2 (15.38%) Sybase
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Intel
5 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) Websense
6 1 (7.69%) CommVault
6 1 (7.69%) Brocade
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Sun