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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 78 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs citing SAN 37 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.86% 2.51% 3.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.07% 26.01% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 17
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£268 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.87 - £95.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -22.22%
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
263 173 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.24% 9.66% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 105 127
Average daily rate £310 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £209 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -17.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £15.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £19.78 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -27 23 £313 +10.61% 8
Halifax - 5 £200 -
Bradford -15 1 - - 1
Dewsbury - 1 - -
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 42 (75.00%) VMware
3 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (32.14%) Cisco
6 17 (30.36%) ITIL
6 17 (30.36%) Linux
7 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
9 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
9 13 (23.21%) Firewall
9 13 (23.21%) vSphere
10 12 (21.43%) NAS
10 12 (21.43%) Red Hat
11 10 (17.86%) IBM
11 10 (17.86%) Finance
11 10 (17.86%) Clustering
11 10 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.07%) VPN
13 8 (14.29%) Windows 2000
13 8 (14.29%) Service Management
13 8 (14.29%) Nagios
13 8 (14.29%) Load Balancing
14 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
14 7 (12.50%) SolarWinds
14 7 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
14 7 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (10.71%) Apache
1 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
1 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) Node.js
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.57%) SAP EP
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.79%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP SRM
1 2 (3.57%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) Firewall
2 12 (21.43%) NAS
3 9 (16.07%) VPN
4 6 (10.71%) DNS
4 6 (10.71%) Internet
5 5 (8.93%) DMZ
6 4 (7.14%) LAN
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.36%) OSPF
7 3 (5.36%) BGP
7 3 (5.36%) EIGRP
7 3 (5.36%) WAN
7 3 (5.36%) DHCP
8 2 (3.57%) WLAN
8 2 (3.57%) VRRP
8 2 (3.57%) MPLS
8 2 (3.57%) BIG-IP
8 2 (3.57%) HSRP
9 1 (1.79%) FWSM
9 1 (1.79%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.93%) Informix
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.57%) SAP BW
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.93%) JIRA
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (8.93%) SQL DBA
4 5 (8.93%) Server Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) UNIX Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) DBA
5 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.14%) Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Support
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Basis
1 2 (3.57%) SAP ALE
1 2 (3.57%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Clustering
2 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (10.71%) IBM XIV
3 5 (8.93%) Replication
4 4 (7.14%) NHS
5 3 (5.36%) Open Source
5 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.79%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (30.36%) Linux
5 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (14.29%) Windows 2000
7 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 7 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (12.50%) CentOS
8 6 (10.71%) UNIX
9 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.79%) Debian
10 1 (1.79%) AIX
10 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (14.29%) Service Management
3 8 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.71%) Workflow
5 5 (8.93%) Build Automation
5 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.93%) Project Management
6 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.14%) Change Management
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.36%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) SOA
8 2 (3.57%) Migration
8 2 (3.57%) Security Management
8 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) PHP
3 5 (8.93%) Python
3 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.79%) COBOL
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.36%) MCSE
3 2 (3.57%) MCSA
3 2 (3.57%) HND
3 2 (3.57%) CISSP
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) VCAP
4 1 (1.79%) VCP5
4 1 (1.79%) NCDA
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) CCSE
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) MCITP
4 1 (1.79%) CCSA
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) CCDA
4 1 (1.79%) CCDP
4 1 (1.79%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
3 13 (23.21%) vSphere
4 6 (10.71%) VMware Server
5 5 (8.93%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.57%) NFS
7 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Nagios
2 7 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (8.93%) Opsview
3 5 (8.93%) Graphite
3 5 (8.93%) Salt
3 5 (8.93%) Cacti
3 5 (8.93%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.57%) SCCM
4 2 (3.57%) SCOM
5 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 42 (75.00%) VMware
2 18 (32.14%) Cisco
3 12 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 10 (17.86%) IBM
5 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle
7 6 (10.71%) HP
8 5 (8.93%) Splunk
8 5 (8.93%) Brocade
8 5 (8.93%) NetApp
8 5 (8.93%) Veritas
9 4 (7.14%) F5
10 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.36%) EMC
11 2 (3.57%) SAP
11 2 (3.57%) Veeam
12 1 (1.79%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.79%) Dell
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