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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 70 70 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing SAN 30 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.81% 1.62% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.48% 13.64% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 14
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £225 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £303 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +64.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
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
182 176 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.00% 11.88% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 100 118
Average daily rate £325 £301 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 15
Average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% +61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £13.90 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.28 £110.00 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Leeds +9 26 £275 +10.00% 16
Bradford -4 1 £225 -
Halifax - - - - 1
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 46 (73.02%) Windows
2 38 (60.32%) VMware
3 34 (53.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
4 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (31.75%) Linux
5 20 (31.75%) Ubuntu
5 20 (31.75%) CentOS
6 18 (28.57%) VMware Server
7 17 (26.98%) Splunk
7 17 (26.98%) Python
7 17 (26.98%) Windows XP
7 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
7 17 (26.98%) HP
8 16 (25.40%) NetApp
8 16 (25.40%) Service Management
9 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (20.63%) Workflow
11 12 (19.05%) Incident Management
12 10 (15.87%) Cisco
12 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (14.29%) SLA
14 8 (12.70%) MCSE
15 7 (11.11%) Brocade
15 7 (11.11%) MCSA
15 7 (11.11%) ITIL
15 7 (11.11%) Dell
16 6 (9.52%) VMS
16 6 (9.52%) Red Hat

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 6 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.94%) Apache
2 5 (7.94%) ATG Dynamo
2 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.76%) SAS
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.17%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.17%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) DHCP
1 5 (7.94%) DNS
1 5 (7.94%) Firewall
2 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.76%) VPN
3 3 (4.76%) WAN
3 3 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.17%) LAN
5 1 (1.59%) VoIP
5 1 (1.59%) WLAN
5 1 (1.59%) Wireless
5 1 (1.59%) VLAN
5 1 (1.59%) Internet
5 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.35%) Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Linux Support
7 3 (4.76%) Storage Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) DBA
8 2 (3.17%) Support Technician
8 2 (3.17%) Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.17%) Storage Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) NHS
1 5 (7.94%) Clustering
2 3 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.59%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.59%) Social Media
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (73.02%) Windows
2 34 (53.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (31.75%) Ubuntu
4 20 (31.75%) Linux
4 20 (31.75%) CentOS
5 17 (26.98%) Windows XP
6 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.52%) UNIX
7 6 (9.52%) VMS
7 6 (9.52%) Solaris
8 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Service Management
2 13 (20.63%) Workflow
3 12 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 7 (11.11%) ITIL
5 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.17%) Data Architecture
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.17%) Project Management
9 1 (1.59%) Coaching
9 1 (1.59%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.59%) Network Management
9 1 (1.59%) Change Control
9 1 (1.59%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.59%) Master Data Management
9 1 (1.59%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) Python
2 4 (6.35%) SQL
3 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.70%) MCSE
3 7 (11.11%) MCSA
4 4 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) CCNA
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.59%) MCP
6 1 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.59%) ISEB
6 1 (1.59%) APMP
6 1 (1.59%) VCAP
6 1 (1.59%) Degree
6 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 18 (28.57%) VMware Server
2 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
3 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.35%) vSphere
7 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.59%) XenServer
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) SCOM
2 3 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) VMware
2 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.98%) HP
3 17 (26.98%) Splunk
4 16 (25.40%) NetApp
5 10 (15.87%) Cisco
6 7 (11.11%) Dell
6 7 (11.11%) Brocade
7 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.94%) Citrix
8 5 (7.94%) Oracle
8 5 (7.94%) JBoss
8 5 (7.94%) ATG
9 4 (6.35%) IBM
10 3 (4.76%) Dot Hill
10 3 (4.76%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.17%) EMC
11 2 (3.17%) BMC
11 2 (3.17%) CommVault