The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 90 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 29 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.41% 2.34% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.90% 17.95% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 23
Median daily rate £425 £300 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +62.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £421 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.14% +84.21%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
266 273 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.96% 13.01% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 161 107
Median daily rate £425 £348 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £420 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 2
Median hourly rate £15.32 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.70% +153.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -11 27 £425 +37.09% 7
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 32 (69.57%) VMware
2 30 (65.22%) Windows
3 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
4 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (30.43%) Citrix
6 14 (30.43%) Linux
6 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 12 (26.09%) Cisco
8 11 (23.91%) SQL
8 11 (23.91%) LAN
8 11 (23.91%) WAN
8 11 (23.91%) DNS
8 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
9 10 (21.74%) DHCP
9 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
10 9 (19.57%) HP
10 9 (19.57%) ITIL
10 9 (19.57%) VMware Server
11 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (17.39%) CentOS
11 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
11 8 (17.39%) Legal
12 7 (15.22%) Migration
12 7 (15.22%) Project Management
12 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
12 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (15.22%) NetApp

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) Apache
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) DNS
1 11 (23.91%) LAN
1 11 (23.91%) WAN
2 10 (21.74%) DHCP
3 6 (13.04%) Firewall
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (8.70%) NAS
5 3 (6.52%) FWSM
5 3 (6.52%) Internet
5 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (6.52%) MPLS
5 3 (6.52%) VPN
6 2 (4.35%) BGP
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.35%) EIGRP
6 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.35%) OSPF
6 2 (4.35%) VoIP
7 1 (2.17%) HSRP
7 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) MySQL
4 4 (8.70%) Informix
4 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.17%) Big Data
7 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.17%) QlikView
7 1 (2.17%) Redis
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.17%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) Hudson
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
1 2 (4.35%) Subversion
1 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (17.39%) Legal
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Games
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (21.74%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Storage Specialist
4 5 (10.87%) Hardware Specialist
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) DBA
7 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (4.35%) LAMP
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
1 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Clustering
2 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (10.87%) NHS
3 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Replication
4 3 (6.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.35%) CLARiiON
5 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.35%) IBM XIV
5 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) iSeries
6 1 (2.17%) PKI
6 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) Symmetrix
6 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (65.22%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
3 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (30.43%) Linux
5 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (17.39%) CentOS
7 7 (15.22%) Ubuntu
8 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
11 2 (4.35%) Unix
12 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Migration
2 7 (15.22%) Project Management
3 5 (10.87%) High Availability
4 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.70%) Change Management
4 4 (8.70%) Information Security
5 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.52%) SIEM
5 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.35%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.35%) Line Management
6 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.35%) People Management
6 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.70%) Perl
2 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.35%) PHP
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (13.04%) CISSP
2 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.87%) CCNP
3 5 (10.87%) MCSE
4 4 (8.70%) CISA
4 4 (8.70%) MCSA
5 3 (6.52%) CCIE
5 3 (6.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.35%) CCDE
6 2 (4.35%) CCNA
6 2 (4.35%) CCSP
6 2 (4.35%) GSEC
6 2 (4.35%) GSLC
6 2 (4.35%) GSNA
6 2 (4.35%) SANS
7 1 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.17%) ISO22301
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 9 (19.57%) VMware Server
4 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 6 (13.04%) XenDesktop
6 4 (8.70%) vCloud
6 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
7 3 (6.52%) vSphere
7 3 (6.52%) XenApp
8 1 (2.17%) Docker
8 1 (2.17%) Squid
8 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.35%) Cacti
2 2 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) Graphite
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (4.35%) Nagios
2 2 (4.35%) Opsview
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Salt
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) SCSM
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) VMware
2 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 14 (30.43%) Citrix
4 12 (26.09%) Cisco
5 9 (19.57%) HP
6 7 (15.22%) NetApp
7 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
8 5 (10.87%) EMC
9 3 (6.52%) CommVault
9 3 (6.52%) Dell
9 3 (6.52%) F5
9 3 (6.52%) IBM
9 3 (6.52%) iManage
9 3 (6.52%) Reuters
9 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow
9 3 (6.52%) Veritas
9 3 (6.52%) Zerto
10 2 (4.35%) Isilon
10 2 (4.35%) Oracle
10 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds