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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 101 99 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Contract jobs citing SAN 18 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.96% 1.41% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.76% 10.03% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 18
Median daily rate £250 £300 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.88 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-53.30% +23.63%
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
232 319 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.31% 14.02% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 197 99
Median daily rate £360 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £97.75 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +4 16 £250 -16.66% 7
Bradford +7 1 £230 - 2
Wakefield - 1 £325 - 1
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 39 (82.98%) VMware
2 26 (55.32%) Windows
3 22 (46.81%) Windows Server
4 21 (44.68%) Linux
5 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
6 18 (38.30%) Citrix
6 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
7 17 (36.17%) VMware Server
7 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (34.04%) CentOS
8 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (31.91%) Ubuntu
9 15 (31.91%) Degree
10 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (27.66%) DNS
12 12 (25.53%) LAN
12 12 (25.53%) WAN
13 11 (23.40%) DHCP
13 11 (23.40%) NetApp
13 11 (23.40%) NHS
14 10 (21.28%) Nagios
14 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
14 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
15 9 (19.15%) Legal
15 9 (19.15%) Splunk
15 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
15 9 (19.15%) Grafana
16 8 (17.02%) ITIL
17 7 (14.89%) SQL
17 7 (14.89%) HP

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 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) Apache
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) DNS
2 12 (25.53%) LAN
2 12 (25.53%) WAN
3 11 (23.40%) DHCP
4 6 (12.77%) NAS
5 5 (10.64%) Firewall
6 3 (6.38%) VPN
7 2 (4.26%) Internet
7 2 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (4.26%) MPLS
7 2 (4.26%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (4.26%) VoIP
8 1 (2.13%) BGP
8 1 (2.13%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.13%) LDAP
8 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.13%) OSPF
8 1 (2.13%) SSL
8 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) Informix
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Hudson
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (19.15%) Legal
2 3 (6.38%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Storage Specialist
5 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Hardware Specialist
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Support Technician
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) LAMP
2 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) NHS
2 9 (19.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Replication
4 3 (6.38%) Clustering
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) CLARiiON
5 2 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) IBM XIV
6 1 (2.13%) PKI
6 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Windows Server
3 21 (44.68%) Linux
4 16 (34.04%) CentOS
4 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (31.91%) Ubuntu
6 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) Information Security
4 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Change Control
5 2 (4.26%) Change Management
5 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.26%) SIEM
5 2 (4.26%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.13%) Analytics
6 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.13%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.13%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) PHP
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.51%) CISSP
3 4 (8.51%) MCSA
3 4 (8.51%) MCSE
3 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.38%) CISA
5 2 (4.26%) CCDE
5 2 (4.26%) CCIE
5 2 (4.26%) CCNA
5 2 (4.26%) CCNP
5 2 (4.26%) GSEC
5 2 (4.26%) GSLC
5 2 (4.26%) GSNA
5 2 (4.26%) SANS
5 2 (4.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.13%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.13%) ISO22301
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (36.17%) VMware Server
2 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.89%) XenDesktop
4 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.51%) XenApp
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Docker
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.13%) Squid
6 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.13%) vCloud
6 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Nagios
2 9 (19.15%) Grafana
3 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.38%) SCCM
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Opsview
4 2 (4.26%) SCOM
5 1 (2.13%) Ansible
5 1 (2.13%) Cacti
5 1 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Graphite
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.13%) Puppet
5 1 (2.13%) Salt
5 1 (2.13%) SCSM
5 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (82.98%) VMware
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 18 (38.30%) Citrix
4 11 (23.40%) NetApp
5 9 (19.15%) Splunk
6 7 (14.89%) Cisco
6 7 (14.89%) HP
7 4 (8.51%) CommVault
7 4 (8.51%) EMC
8 3 (6.38%) Dell
8 3 (6.38%) iManage
8 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.38%) Reuters
8 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
8 3 (6.38%) Veritas
8 3 (6.38%) Zerto
9 2 (4.26%) IBM
9 2 (4.26%) Symantec
10 1 (2.13%) Progress
10 1 (2.13%) SAP