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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 99 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing SAN 16 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.79% 1.90% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.43% 12.88% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 25
Median daily rate £425 £265 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £200 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £375 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £343
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.87 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +23.63%
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
249 295 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.30% 14.75% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 186 107
Median daily rate £400 £283 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.59% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £123 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £415 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 3
Median hourly rate £12.30 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.71% +52.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 4 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 11 £375 +31.57% 20
Wakefield -2 2 £425 +112.50% 2
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) VMware
3 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (48.65%) Cisco
5 15 (40.54%) Windows Server
6 14 (37.84%) Linux
7 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
7 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
8 11 (29.73%) Perl
8 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
8 11 (29.73%) Bash Shell
9 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (27.03%) SQL
9 10 (27.03%) HP
10 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
10 8 (21.62%) MySQL
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.62%) Project Management
10 8 (21.62%) Games
10 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (21.62%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (21.62%) F5
10 8 (21.62%) High Availability
11 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
11 7 (18.92%) NAS
11 7 (18.92%) WAN
11 7 (18.92%) LAN
12 6 (16.22%) RDBMS

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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) LAN
1 7 (18.92%) NAS
1 7 (18.92%) WAN
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (13.51%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) FWSM
4 4 (10.81%) DNS
4 4 (10.81%) VPN
5 3 (8.11%) BGP
5 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
5 3 (8.11%) Internet
5 3 (8.11%) MPLS
5 3 (8.11%) OSPF
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.41%) DHCP
6 2 (5.41%) HSRP
6 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.41%) VoIP
6 2 (5.41%) VRRP
7 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MySQL
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Informix
2 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
2 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.41%) Redis
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.70%) DTS
6 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.70%) QlikView
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (2.70%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.11%) Hudson
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
1 3 (8.11%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.62%) Games
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) DBA
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) AIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (5.41%) LAMP
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (16.22%) Clustering
4 4 (10.81%) Replication
5 3 (8.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.41%) CLARiiON
6 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (5.41%) IBM XIV
6 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.70%) iSeries
7 1 (2.70%) PKI
7 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.70%) Symmetrix
7 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows Server
3 14 (37.84%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.11%) Unix
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.70%) AIX
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (21.62%) High Availability
1 8 (21.62%) Project Management
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) Change Management
3 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (8.11%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) SIEM
3 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (5.41%) Build Automation
4 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) Line Management
4 2 (5.41%) People Management
4 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Bash Shell
1 11 (29.73%) Perl
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
4 5 (13.51%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
5 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.51%) CCNP
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.11%) CCIE
3 3 (8.11%) CISSP
3 3 (8.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.41%) CCDE
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) CCSP
4 2 (5.41%) MCSE
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CISA
5 1 (2.70%) CISM
5 1 (2.70%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.22%) vCloud
4 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.11%) KVM
5 3 (8.11%) vSphere
5 3 (8.11%) Xen
5 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.41%) XenApp
7 1 (2.70%) Docker
7 1 (2.70%) Firmware
7 1 (2.70%) NFS
7 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
2 4 (10.81%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.11%) Cacti
3 3 (8.11%) Graphite
3 3 (8.11%) Nagios
3 3 (8.11%) Opsview
3 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.70%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.70%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Salt
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) VMware
2 18 (48.65%) Cisco
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
4 10 (27.03%) HP
5 8 (21.62%) F5
6 5 (13.51%) Citrix
7 4 (10.81%) IBM
7 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
7 4 (10.81%) Veritas
8 3 (8.11%) EMC
8 3 (8.11%) NetApp
9 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
9 2 (5.41%) Isilon
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle
9 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.70%) iManage
10 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.70%) Zerto