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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 83 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing SAN 13 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.90% 1.02% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.78% 9.22% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 24
Median daily rate £315 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £428 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+56.36% -8.33%

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
225 217 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.65% 11.10% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 144 154
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £249 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -38.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +9 11 £305 -21.79% 5
Bradford - 1 £375 - 3
Wakefield - 1 £325 - 2
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 28 (90.32%) VMware
2 16 (51.61%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) VMware Server
5 12 (38.71%) Nagios
5 12 (38.71%) Splunk
5 12 (38.71%) Grafana
6 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
7 10 (32.26%) Degree
7 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (32.26%) CentOS
7 10 (32.26%) Ubuntu
8 9 (29.03%) Citrix
8 9 (29.03%) Windows
8 9 (29.03%) ITIL
9 8 (25.81%) NHS
9 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
10 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (19.35%) EMC
10 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
10 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
10 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
11 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (16.13%) HP
11 5 (16.13%) DNS
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco
11 5 (16.13%) Back Office
12 4 (12.90%) Terminal Server
12 4 (12.90%) DHCP
12 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.23%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.23%) SSL
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (16.13%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Support Technician
2 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Network Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Support Technician
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Technician
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) NHS
2 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) EMC VNXe
3 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) CentOS
2 10 (32.26%) Ubuntu
3 9 (29.03%) Windows
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (9.68%) SUSE
8 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (3.23%) Unix
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
3 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.68%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (6.45%) Change Control
4 2 (6.45%) High Availability
4 2 (6.45%) Line Management
4 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Security Hardening
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (9.68%) MCSE
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) VMware Server
2 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
3 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.90%) Terminal Server
5 3 (9.68%) vSphere
6 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.45%) XenApp
6 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) Grafana
1 12 (38.71%) Nagios
2 4 (12.90%) NetBackup
3 3 (9.68%) SCCM
4 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (6.45%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) VMware
2 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) Splunk
4 9 (29.03%) Citrix
5 6 (19.35%) EMC
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco
6 5 (16.13%) HP
7 3 (9.68%) Brocade
8 2 (6.45%) Apple
8 2 (6.45%) Dell
8 2 (6.45%) NetApp
8 2 (6.45%) Symantec
8 2 (6.45%) Veeam
9 1 (3.23%) Avaya
9 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
9 1 (3.23%) Lotus
9 1 (3.23%) Progress
9 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.23%) SAP
9 1 (3.23%) Veritas