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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 86 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing SAN 20 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.14% 1.45% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.76% 14.65% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 6
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£320 £265 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -26.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £193 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £380 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +6.66%
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
205 157 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.65% 9.91% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 96 58
Average daily rate £338 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £15.50 £114.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -11 8 £360 +35.84% 15
Bradford - 6 £315 -
Halifax - 3 £275 -
Wakefield - 2 £213 -
Huddersfield - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 45 (77.59%) Windows
2 38 (65.52%) VMware
3 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
3 21 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (34.48%) ITIL
5 19 (32.76%) Active Directory
6 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
7 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (24.14%) NAS
8 14 (24.14%) VPN
9 13 (22.41%) DNS
10 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (18.97%) NetApp
11 11 (18.97%) Oracle
12 10 (17.24%) Linux
12 10 (17.24%) UNIX
12 10 (17.24%) Citrix
12 10 (17.24%) VMware ESX
13 9 (15.52%) Service Management
13 9 (15.52%) DHCP
14 8 (13.79%) HP
14 8 (13.79%) Cisco
14 8 (13.79%) Solaris
14 8 (13.79%) SQL
14 8 (13.79%) Replication
14 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (12.07%) iSCSI
15 7 (12.07%) vSphere
15 7 (12.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (12.07%) Apache
1 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
1 7 (12.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.17%) WorkSite
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.72%) Lync
6 1 (1.72%) SAP EP
6 1 (1.72%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Office
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) VPN
1 14 (24.14%) NAS
2 13 (22.41%) DNS
3 9 (15.52%) DHCP
4 7 (12.07%) Ethernet
4 7 (12.07%) FTP
4 7 (12.07%) SMTP
4 7 (12.07%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (12.07%) iSCSI
5 6 (10.34%) RTSP
6 5 (8.62%) Firewall
6 5 (8.62%) WAN
6 5 (8.62%) LAN
7 3 (5.17%) OSPF
7 3 (5.17%) BGP
7 3 (5.17%) EIGRP
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.17%) IPsec
8 2 (3.45%) DMVPN
8 2 (3.45%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.90%) Ingres
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.72%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MSI
General
1 4 (6.90%) Legal
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (15.52%) Administrator
2 8 (13.79%) UNIX Administrator
2 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 7 (12.07%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.34%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (8.62%) DBA
5 5 (8.62%) SQL DBA
5 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (6.90%) Project Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.72%) SAP ALE
2 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.72%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.72%) ATL
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Replication
2 6 (10.34%) PDA
3 3 (5.17%) Open Source
4 2 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
5 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.72%) CMDB
5 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.72%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.72%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (77.59%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (17.24%) Linux
4 10 (17.24%) UNIX
5 8 (13.79%) Solaris
6 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.62%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu
8 4 (6.90%) VMS
9 3 (5.17%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.17%) CentOS
10 2 (3.45%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Service Management
3 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
3 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (8.62%) Software Deployment
5 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.90%) Project Management
6 4 (6.90%) Workflow
6 4 (6.90%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.45%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.45%) Network Design
8 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
3 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.17%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.72%) VBScript
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) COBOL
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (12.07%) MCSE
2 7 (12.07%) MCSA
3 3 (5.17%) MCP
3 3 (5.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.45%) HND
4 2 (3.45%) CCSA
4 2 (3.45%) CCSE
4 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) VCAP
4 2 (3.45%) VCP5
4 2 (3.45%) CCNP
4 2 (3.45%) CCNA
4 2 (3.45%) CCDA
4 2 (3.45%) CCDP
4 2 (3.45%) CISSP
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 21 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (32.76%) Active Directory
3 10 (17.24%) VMware ESX
4 7 (12.07%) vSphere
5 6 (10.34%) XenDesktop
5 6 (10.34%) Samba
6 5 (8.62%) VMware Server
7 3 (5.17%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.72%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Nagios
2 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) SCOM
2 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (65.52%) VMware
2 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.97%) Oracle
3 11 (18.97%) NetApp
4 10 (17.24%) Citrix
5 8 (13.79%) Cisco
5 8 (13.79%) HP
6 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.17%) CommVault
7 3 (5.17%) Reuters
7 3 (5.17%) Dell
7 3 (5.17%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.45%) Veeam
8 2 (3.45%) Splunk
8 2 (3.45%) EMC
8 2 (3.45%) IBM
8 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.72%) Symantec
9 1 (1.72%) Remedy
9 1 (1.72%) WatchGuard
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