The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 65 48 67
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Contract jobs citing SAN 31 51 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.81% 3.31% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.58% 21.16% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 19
Average daily rate
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£185 £304 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.09% -2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £238 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +9.09%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
187 241 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.95% 15.65% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 137 138
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £363 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 19
Average hourly rate £18.75 £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.88 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
SAN
Yorkshire

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 -7 24 £185 -39.83% 13
Bradford +7 4 £225 -10.00% 1
Halifax - - - -
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 49 (76.56%) Windows
2 35 (54.69%) VMware
3 28 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (35.94%) Linux
4 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
4 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 20 (31.25%) SQL
6 18 (28.13%) Ubuntu
6 18 (28.13%) CentOS
6 18 (28.13%) VMware Server
7 16 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (25.00%) Service Management
8 15 (23.44%) Python
8 15 (23.44%) Cisco
8 15 (23.44%) Splunk
9 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
9 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
9 14 (21.88%) Clustering
10 13 (20.31%) Workflow
10 13 (20.31%) vSphere
11 12 (18.75%) Incident Management
11 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 10 (15.63%) HP
12 10 (15.63%) SLA
12 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (15.63%) Firewall
13 9 (14.06%) T-SQL
14 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 14 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.81%) IIS
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Apache
5 2 (3.13%) ATG Dynamo
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) Firewall
2 8 (12.50%) NAS
3 7 (10.94%) LAN
3 7 (10.94%) WAN
4 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.81%) SMTP
6 4 (6.25%) VPN
7 2 (3.13%) DNS
7 2 (3.13%) DHCP
7 2 (3.13%) Wireless
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.56%) IPsec
8 1 (1.56%) MPLS
8 1 (1.56%) VoIP
8 1 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) MySQL
General
1 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (15.63%) Administrator
1 10 (15.63%) DBA
2 9 (14.06%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (14.06%) SQL DBA
3 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
4 7 (10.94%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (9.38%) VMWare Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Linux Support
6 3 (4.69%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.69%) Support Technician
6 3 (4.69%) Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Tester
7 2 (3.13%) Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.13%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) XML
2 5 (7.81%) HTML
2 5 (7.81%) .NET
3 3 (4.69%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) XMPP
4 1 (1.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Clustering
2 8 (12.50%) Replication
3 4 (6.25%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (76.56%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (35.94%) Linux
3 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 18 (28.13%) Ubuntu
5 18 (28.13%) CentOS
6 6 (9.38%) UNIX
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.69%) Solaris
9 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 16 (25.00%) Service Management
2 13 (20.31%) Workflow
3 12 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (10.94%) ITIL
5 7 (10.94%) Data Modelling
6 6 (9.38%) Data Architecture
7 5 (7.81%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (7.81%) Data Protection
7 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.81%) Scrum
8 4 (6.25%) Project Management
9 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.13%) Migration
10 2 (3.13%) Data Management
10 2 (3.13%) Master Data Management
11 1 (1.56%) Data Migration
11 1 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (1.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.25%) SQL
2 15 (23.44%) Python
3 9 (14.06%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.13%) C
4 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (9.38%) MCSE
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (9.38%) VCAP
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.69%) CCNA
2 3 (4.69%) MCSA
3 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) APMP
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) SLA
2 5 (7.81%) QA
System Software
1 18 (28.13%) VMware Server
2 16 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
4 13 (20.31%) vSphere
5 8 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.56%) Xen
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.56%) XenApp
8 1 (1.56%) XenServer
8 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
1 3 (4.69%) SCOM
2 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) VMware
2 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
3 15 (23.44%) Cisco
3 15 (23.44%) Splunk
4 10 (15.63%) HP
5 7 (10.94%) Dell
6 5 (7.81%) Citrix
7 4 (6.25%) Brocade
8 3 (4.69%) 3PAR
8 3 (4.69%) CommVault
8 3 (4.69%) NetApp
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle
9 2 (3.13%) JBoss
9 2 (3.13%) EMC
9 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.13%) BMC
9 2 (3.13%) Symantec
9 2 (3.13%) Remedy
9 2 (3.13%) ATG
9 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
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