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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 84 79 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 34 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.66% 1.97% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.36% 16.10% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 21
Median daily rate £325 £300 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +62.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £420 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £30.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +28.72%
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
275 267 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.40% 12.24% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 165 110
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £187.50 £23.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 0 32 £325 +8.33% 14
Wakefield - 1 £325 -
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (76.92%) VMware
2 32 (61.54%) Windows
3 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 24 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (36.54%) Linux
5 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
6 18 (34.62%) Citrix
7 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (28.85%) VMware Server
8 14 (26.92%) LAN
8 14 (26.92%) WAN
9 13 (25.00%) CentOS
10 12 (23.08%) Ubuntu
10 12 (23.08%) DNS
11 11 (21.15%) Cisco
11 11 (21.15%) NetApp
11 11 (21.15%) DHCP
11 11 (21.15%) SQL
11 11 (21.15%) Degree
11 11 (21.15%) Data Centre
12 10 (19.23%) MS Exchange
12 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
13 9 (17.31%) HP
13 9 (17.31%) ITIL
13 9 (17.31%) Legal
13 9 (17.31%) XenDesktop
13 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V

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 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.77%) Apache
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) LAN
1 14 (26.92%) WAN
2 12 (23.08%) DNS
3 11 (21.15%) DHCP
4 7 (13.46%) Firewall
5 5 (9.62%) NAS
5 5 (9.62%) VPN
6 3 (5.77%) Internet
6 3 (5.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (5.77%) MPLS
6 3 (5.77%) VoIP
7 2 (3.85%) BGP
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.85%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.85%) OSPF
7 2 (3.85%) SSL
8 1 (1.92%) FWSM
8 1 (1.92%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) Informix
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) QlikView
5 1 (1.92%) Redis
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.85%) Hudson
1 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
1 2 (3.85%) Subversion
1 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (17.31%) Legal
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Back Office
3 3 (5.77%) Games
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Storage Specialist
5 5 (9.62%) Hardware Specialist
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Architect
7 3 (5.77%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Support Technician
8 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Support Technician
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (3.85%) LAMP
1 2 (3.85%) Middleware
1 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.38%) NHS
3 6 (11.54%) Clustering
4 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.69%) Replication
5 3 (5.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.85%) CLARiiON
6 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.85%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.92%) PKI
7 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.92%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (61.54%) Windows
2 24 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (36.54%) Linux
5 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (25.00%) CentOS
7 12 (23.08%) Ubuntu
8 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
9 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (5.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) ITIL
2 7 (13.46%) Migration
3 5 (9.62%) Project Management
4 4 (7.69%) Change Management
4 4 (7.69%) Information Security
5 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.77%) High Availability
5 3 (5.77%) SIEM
5 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.85%) Change Control
6 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.85%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.85%) Perl
2 2 (3.85%) PHP
2 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Degree
2 7 (13.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (11.54%) CISSP
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.62%) MCSE
5 4 (7.69%) CISA
5 4 (7.69%) MCSA
6 3 (5.77%) CCIE
6 3 (5.77%) CCNP
6 3 (5.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.85%) CCDE
7 2 (3.85%) CCNA
7 2 (3.85%) CCSP
7 2 (3.85%) GSEC
7 2 (3.85%) GSLC
7 2 (3.85%) GSNA
7 2 (3.85%) SANS
7 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.92%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.92%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (28.85%) VMware Server
3 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 9 (17.31%) XenDesktop
5 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.69%) XenApp
7 3 (5.77%) vSphere
8 2 (3.85%) vCloud
8 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.92%) Docker
9 1 (1.92%) Squid
9 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Nagios
2 6 (11.54%) Grafana
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.77%) Opsview
3 3 (5.77%) SCCM
4 2 (3.85%) Cacti
4 2 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) Graphite
4 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (3.85%) WSUS
5 1 (1.92%) Ansible
5 1 (1.92%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.92%) Puppet
5 1 (1.92%) Salt
5 1 (1.92%) SCOM
5 1 (1.92%) SCSM
Vendors
1 40 (76.92%) VMware
2 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 18 (34.62%) Citrix
4 11 (21.15%) Cisco
4 11 (21.15%) NetApp
5 9 (17.31%) HP
6 6 (11.54%) Splunk
7 5 (9.62%) EMC
8 4 (7.69%) CommVault
8 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.77%) Dell
9 3 (5.77%) F5
9 3 (5.77%) IBM
9 3 (5.77%) iManage
9 3 (5.77%) Reuters
9 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
9 3 (5.77%) Veritas
9 3 (5.77%) Zerto
10 2 (3.85%) Isilon