The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 83 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing SAN 61 53 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.20% 2.13% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.48% 18.09% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 20
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£280 £200 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -34.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £378 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £15.50 £95.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% -83.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+79.16% -33.33%
SAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
394 293 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.20% 11.77% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 155 168
Average daily rate £300 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £242 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 23
Average hourly rate £18.43 £13.35 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.07% -44.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £22.20 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Yorkshire region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Yorkshire region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
West Yorkshire -10 41 £268 +9.18% 11
South Yorkshire -6 11 £280 +40.00% 2
North Yorkshire +6 7 £363 +98.63% 1
East Yorkshire +5 3 - - 3
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 65 (69.89%) Windows
1 65 (69.89%) VMware
2 34 (36.56%) Microsoft
3 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (30.11%) Data Centre
5 26 (27.96%) NAS
6 24 (25.81%) Firewall
6 24 (25.81%) ITIL
7 23 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (23.66%) Linux
8 22 (23.66%) Cisco
9 21 (22.58%) Active Directory
9 21 (22.58%) SQL
10 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
10 19 (20.43%) vSphere
11 17 (18.28%) NetApp
12 16 (17.20%) Red Hat
12 16 (17.20%) HP
12 16 (17.20%) IBM
12 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (15.05%) MS Exchange
13 14 (15.05%) UNIX
14 13 (13.98%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (12.90%) Oracle
15 12 (12.90%) LAN
15 12 (12.90%) Finance
15 12 (12.90%) Clustering
16 11 (11.83%) Brocade
16 11 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (15.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.53%) Apache
2 7 (7.53%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.45%) Node.js
4 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.15%) SAP EP
8 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.08%) CICS
8 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Office
2 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SAP SRM
1 2 (2.15%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.96%) NAS
2 24 (25.81%) Firewall
3 12 (12.90%) LAN
4 11 (11.83%) DNS
5 10 (10.75%) VPN
6 8 (8.60%) WAN
7 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.45%) Internet
8 6 (6.45%) DHCP
8 6 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (5.38%) DMZ
10 4 (4.30%) OSPF
10 4 (4.30%) BGP
10 4 (4.30%) EIGRP
10 4 (4.30%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.30%) BIG-IP
10 4 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.23%) VLAN
11 3 (3.23%) VoIP
11 3 (3.23%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) MySQL
3 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.45%) Informix
3 6 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.15%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.08%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 6 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) Toad
2 1 (1.08%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (12.90%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Military
4 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (16.13%) Support Engineer
2 11 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (7.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (6.45%) Architect
4 6 (6.45%) UNIX Engineer
4 6 (6.45%) Server Engineer
4 6 (6.45%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (6.45%) SAN Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (5.38%) SQL DBA
5 5 (5.38%) Administrator
5 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (5.38%) DBA
5 5 (5.38%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) X-Windows
1 2 (2.15%) Web Services
1 2 (2.15%) SAP Basis
1 2 (2.15%) SAP ALE
1 2 (2.15%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.08%) ATL
2 1 (1.08%) J2EE
2 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.11%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.90%) Clustering
3 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (7.53%) IBM XIV
4 5 (5.38%) Replication
4 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.30%) NHS
5 4 (4.30%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.30%) iPad
6 2 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.08%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.08%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 65 (69.89%) Windows
2 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (23.66%) Linux
4 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (15.05%) UNIX
6 11 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (8.60%) Windows XP
7 8 (8.60%) Windows 2000
8 7 (7.53%) CentOS
8 7 (7.53%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (7.53%) Ubuntu
9 4 (4.30%) Android
10 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.15%) Solaris
11 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.08%) AIX
12 1 (1.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) ITIL
2 13 (13.98%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (10.75%) Load Balancing
4 9 (9.68%) Migration
4 9 (9.68%) Service Management
5 8 (8.60%) Project Management
5 8 (8.60%) Workflow
6 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (6.45%) Build Automation
6 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.38%) Change Management
8 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.30%) SOA
8 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.23%) Open Source
9 3 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) PHP
3 5 (5.38%) Python
3 5 (5.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (1.08%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.08%) COBOL
5 1 (1.08%) Java
5 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.38%) MCSE
3 3 (3.23%) CCNP
3 3 (3.23%) MCSA
3 3 (3.23%) CISSP
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.15%) HND
4 2 (2.15%) CCIE
4 2 (2.15%) CCSP
4 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.15%) Degree
4 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) NCDA
5 1 (1.08%) VCAP
5 1 (1.08%) MCITP
5 1 (1.08%) CCSE
5 1 (1.08%) MCTS
5 1 (1.08%) CCSA
5 1 (1.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 23 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (22.58%) Active Directory
3 19 (20.43%) vSphere
4 11 (11.83%) NFS
5 6 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 6 (6.45%) VMware Server
6 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.15%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.08%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) Nagios
2 8 (8.60%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (6.45%) Opsview
3 6 (6.45%) Salt
3 6 (6.45%) Graphite
3 6 (6.45%) NetBackup
3 6 (6.45%) Cacti
4 3 (3.23%) WSUS
4 3 (3.23%) SCCM
4 3 (3.23%) SCOM
4 3 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.15%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.08%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.08%) Control-M
6 1 (1.08%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 65 (69.89%) VMware
2 34 (36.56%) Microsoft
3 22 (23.66%) Cisco
4 17 (18.28%) NetApp
5 16 (17.20%) Red Hat
5 16 (17.20%) HP
5 16 (17.20%) IBM
6 12 (12.90%) Oracle
7 11 (11.83%) Brocade
8 8 (8.60%) SolarWinds
8 8 (8.60%) F5
9 6 (6.45%) Veritas
10 5 (5.38%) Splunk
11 4 (4.30%) EMC
11 4 (4.30%) Mitel
12 3 (3.23%) Veeam
12 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.15%) Citrix
13 2 (2.15%) Symantec
13 2 (2.15%) SAP
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