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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 81 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 34 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.70% 1.91% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.14% 20.99% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% +27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £415 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.87 - £95.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +1.85%
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
280 162 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.00% 9.11% 15.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 108 108
Average daily rate £275 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £236 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £19.40 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 -28 15 £245 -23.13% 11
Bradford -13 6 £315 -42.77%
Halifax - 5 £200 -
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 £200 -
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 53 (85.48%) Windows
2 50 (80.65%) VMware
3 27 (43.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (33.87%) ITIL
5 18 (29.03%) Linux
5 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
6 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
7 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 14 (22.58%) VPN
9 13 (20.97%) Cisco
9 13 (20.97%) Service Management
9 13 (20.97%) NAS
10 12 (19.35%) Red Hat
11 11 (17.74%) DNS
11 11 (17.74%) Ubuntu
12 10 (16.13%) CentOS
12 10 (16.13%) vSphere
12 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (16.13%) DHCP
13 9 (14.52%) Workflow
13 9 (14.52%) VMware ESX
13 9 (14.52%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (14.52%) VMware Server
14 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (12.90%) Replication
14 8 (12.90%) Firewall
14 8 (12.90%) Citrix

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (9.68%) Apache
2 6 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.45%) Node.js
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) WorkSite
4 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) SAP EP
6 1 (1.61%) CICS
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP BPC
1 2 (3.23%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) VPN
2 13 (20.97%) NAS
3 11 (17.74%) DNS
4 10 (16.13%) DHCP
5 8 (12.90%) Firewall
6 6 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (9.68%) iSCSI
6 6 (9.68%) SMTP
6 6 (9.68%) Ethernet
6 6 (9.68%) FTP
6 6 (9.68%) LAN
7 5 (8.06%) WAN
7 5 (8.06%) RTSP
8 3 (4.84%) OSPF
8 3 (4.84%) EIGRP
8 3 (4.84%) BGP
8 3 (4.84%) IPsec
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.23%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (3.23%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.06%) MySQL
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.45%) Informix
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.23%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.61%) Ingres
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MSI
2 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Support Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (8.06%) DBA
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (8.06%) SQL DBA
4 5 (8.06%) Administrator
4 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (8.06%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Project Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.84%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) SAP ALE
1 2 (3.23%) SAP PI
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Basis
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) ATL
2 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Replication
2 7 (11.29%) Clustering
3 5 (8.06%) PDA
3 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (8.06%) IBM XIV
4 4 (6.45%) NHS
5 3 (4.84%) Open Source
6 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.61%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.61%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.61%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 53 (85.48%) Windows
2 27 (43.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (29.03%) Linux
5 11 (17.74%) Ubuntu
6 10 (16.13%) CentOS
6 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
8 7 (11.29%) Windows 2000
8 7 (11.29%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (9.68%) UNIX
10 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.23%) Debian
10 2 (3.23%) Solaris
11 1 (1.61%) AIX
11 1 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) ITIL
2 13 (20.97%) Service Management
3 9 (14.52%) Workflow
3 9 (14.52%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
5 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
5 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.45%) Build Automation
6 4 (6.45%) Software Deployment
6 4 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.84%) Project Management
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.23%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (3.23%) Network Design
8 2 (3.23%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) Python
2 7 (11.29%) SQL
3 5 (8.06%) PHP
3 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.61%) COBOL
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.29%) MCSE
2 7 (11.29%) MCSA
2 7 (11.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.84%) MCP
3 3 (4.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.23%) VCAP
4 2 (3.23%) VCP5
4 2 (3.23%) CCSE
4 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) CCSA
4 2 (3.23%) CISSP
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.23%) CCNP
4 2 (3.23%) CCNA
4 2 (3.23%) CCDA
4 2 (3.23%) CCDP
4 2 (3.23%) HND
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.13%) vSphere
4 9 (14.52%) VMware ESX
4 9 (14.52%) VMware Server
5 5 (8.06%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Nagios
2 4 (6.45%) Opsview
2 4 (6.45%) Salt
2 4 (6.45%) Graphite
2 4 (6.45%) Cacti
2 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (6.45%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 50 (80.65%) VMware
2 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.97%) Cisco
4 12 (19.35%) Red Hat
5 8 (12.90%) Citrix
6 7 (11.29%) HP
6 7 (11.29%) IBM
6 7 (11.29%) Splunk
7 5 (8.06%) Oracle
8 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.45%) Veritas
9 3 (4.84%) EMC
9 3 (4.84%) CommVault
9 3 (4.84%) Reuters
9 3 (4.84%) Veeam
9 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
9 3 (4.84%) Zerto
10 2 (3.23%) WatchGuard
10 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.23%) Dell
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