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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 95 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing SAN 21 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.03% 1.25% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.94% 10.68% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 11
Average daily rate £380 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £215 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £378 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +44.44%
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
235 206 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.56% 11.69% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 144 78
Average daily rate £400 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Average hourly rate £13.25 £16.72 £11.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +40.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £16.72 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £22.75 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 17 £388 +14.81% 10
Huddersfield - 1 £250 -
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 25 (55.56%) VMware
2 23 (51.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (46.67%) Windows
4 20 (44.44%) Cisco
5 16 (35.56%) Linux
6 15 (33.33%) Project Management
6 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
7 14 (31.11%) Red Hat
7 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
9 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (26.67%) SQL
9 12 (26.67%) ITIL
10 11 (24.44%) HP
10 11 (24.44%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (22.22%) Problem Management
11 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
11 10 (22.22%) Perl
12 9 (20.00%) IBM
12 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 8 (17.78%) Replication
13 8 (17.78%) Performance Management
14 7 (15.56%) F5
14 7 (15.56%) vCloud
14 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (15.56%) Clustering
15 6 (13.33%) NetBackup
15 6 (13.33%) Games

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (8.89%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) NAS
2 5 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (11.11%) FWSM
2 5 (11.11%) LAN
2 5 (11.11%) WAN
3 4 (8.89%) DNS
3 4 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.89%) VPN
4 3 (6.67%) DHCP
4 3 (6.67%) Internet
5 2 (4.44%) BGP
5 2 (4.44%) EIGRP
5 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.44%) Firewall
5 2 (4.44%) HSRP
5 2 (4.44%) MPLS
5 2 (4.44%) OSPF
5 2 (4.44%) VoIP
5 2 (4.44%) VRRP
6 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) MySQL
3 5 (11.11%) Informix
3 5 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.44%) Redis
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) DTS
6 1 (2.22%) QlikView
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.44%) Hudson
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
1 2 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (4.44%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.33%) Games
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Administrator
2 4 (8.89%) AIX Administrator
2 4 (8.89%) Consultant
2 4 (8.89%) EMC Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) EMC Storage Consultant
2 4 (8.89%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) HP Storage Consultant
2 4 (8.89%) HP Storage Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) IBM Storage Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Migration Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
2 4 (8.89%) Server Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Storage Consultant
2 4 (8.89%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (8.89%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (8.89%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.78%) Replication
3 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.56%) Clustering
4 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (11.11%) Private Cloud
4 5 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 4 (8.89%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (8.89%) iSeries
6 2 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.22%) PKI
7 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Linux
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.33%) Unix
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.89%) AIX
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Project Management
2 12 (26.67%) ITIL
3 11 (24.44%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 8 (17.78%) Performance Management
6 6 (13.33%) High Availability
6 6 (13.33%) Migration
6 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.89%) Email Filtering
7 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (8.89%) SDLC
7 4 (8.89%) Web Filtering
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.44%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 10 (22.22%) Perl
3 5 (11.11%) Python
3 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) CCNP
4 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CCIE
5 1 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) CCSP
5 1 (2.22%) CISSP
5 1 (2.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.56%) vCloud
4 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 5 (11.11%) VMware Server
6 4 (8.89%) SRDF
7 3 (6.67%) KVM
7 3 (6.67%) vSphere
7 3 (6.67%) Xen
8 2 (4.44%) Firmware
8 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
8 2 (4.44%) NFS
8 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.22%) XenApp
9 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (4.44%) Cacti
3 2 (4.44%) Graphite
3 2 (4.44%) HP SIM
3 2 (4.44%) Nagios
3 2 (4.44%) Opsview
3 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) VMware
2 20 (44.44%) Cisco
3 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.11%) Red Hat
4 11 (24.44%) HP
5 9 (20.00%) IBM
6 7 (15.56%) F5
7 6 (13.33%) EMC
8 5 (11.11%) NetApp
8 5 (11.11%) Oracle
9 4 (8.89%) Brocade
10 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
11 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
11 2 (4.44%) Veritas
12 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
12 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards
12 1 (2.22%) Polycom
12 1 (2.22%) ProCurve
12 1 (2.22%) Symantec