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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 91 66 87
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs citing SAN 51 60 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.76% 2.36% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.81% 21.98% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 10
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£265 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 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 £35.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +1.85%
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
432 273 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.88% 10.75% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 158 164
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 37
Average hourly rate £16.72 £14.11 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.53% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £25.75 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -11 34 £265 -16.86% 15
North Yorkshire -1 6 £363 -9.37% 5
South Yorkshire -18 6 £140 -58.51% 2
East Yorkshire +6 5 - -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 76 (76.77%) Windows
2 71 (71.72%) VMware
3 40 (40.40%) Microsoft
4 36 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (32.32%) ITIL
6 31 (31.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (25.25%) Linux
9 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
10 23 (23.23%) Active Directory
11 21 (21.21%) NAS
12 19 (19.19%) HP
12 19 (19.19%) SQL
12 19 (19.19%) Cisco
13 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (16.16%) DNS
14 16 (16.16%) MS Office
15 15 (15.15%) MS Exchange
15 15 (15.15%) LAN
15 15 (15.15%) Firewall
15 15 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
16 14 (14.14%) vSphere
16 14 (14.14%) Service Management
16 14 (14.14%) VPN
16 14 (14.14%) Red Hat
17 13 (13.13%) DHCP
18 12 (12.12%) Windows XP
18 12 (12.12%) WAN
18 12 (12.12%) UNIX
18 12 (12.12%) Oracle

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.08%) Apache
2 8 (8.08%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.04%) Node.js
5 3 (3.03%) WorkSite
5 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.02%) IIS
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.02%) SAP EP
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.01%) Lync
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.01%) CICS
7 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (16.16%) MS Office
2 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP SRM
1 2 (2.02%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.02%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.21%) NAS
2 16 (16.16%) DNS
3 15 (15.15%) LAN
3 15 (15.15%) Firewall
4 14 (14.14%) VPN
5 13 (13.13%) DHCP
6 12 (12.12%) WAN
7 10 (10.10%) Ethernet
7 10 (10.10%) TCP/IP
7 10 (10.10%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (8.08%) iSCSI
9 6 (6.06%) FTP
9 6 (6.06%) SMTP
10 5 (5.05%) RTSP
11 3 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.03%) VLAN
11 3 (3.03%) IPsec
11 3 (3.03%) Internet
11 3 (3.03%) EIGRP
11 3 (3.03%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.05%) MySQL
5 4 (4.04%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.04%) Informix
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.02%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.01%) HBase
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.01%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.01%) DataStage
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MSI
2 4 (4.04%) JIRA
2 4 (4.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.01%) Toad
3 1 (1.01%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (12.12%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Legal
3 4 (4.04%) Back Office
4 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 12 (12.12%) Architect
3 10 (10.10%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (8.08%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.06%) Administrator
6 6 (6.06%) UNIX Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (6.06%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (5.05%) Windows Server Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) SQL DBA
7 5 (5.05%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (5.05%) DBA
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.04%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) X-Windows
2 3 (3.03%) Middleware
2 3 (3.03%) Web Services
3 2 (2.02%) HTML
3 2 (2.02%) XML
3 2 (2.02%) XSLT
3 2 (2.02%) Rendezvous
3 2 (2.02%) SAP Basis
3 2 (2.02%) SAP ALE
3 2 (2.02%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.01%) ATL
4 1 (1.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Clustering
2 8 (8.08%) Replication
3 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (5.05%) IBM XIV
4 5 (5.05%) PDA
5 4 (4.04%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.04%) NHS
5 4 (4.04%) iPad
6 3 (3.03%) Open Source
7 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.01%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.01%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.01%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 76 (76.77%) Windows
2 36 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (31.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (25.25%) Linux
5 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.12%) Windows XP
6 12 (12.12%) UNIX
6 12 (12.12%) Ubuntu
7 11 (11.11%) CentOS
8 8 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (7.07%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (7.07%) Windows 2000
10 5 (5.05%) Solaris
11 4 (4.04%) Windows 8
11 4 (4.04%) Android
12 2 (2.02%) Debian
12 2 (2.02%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.01%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) ITIL
2 15 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (14.14%) Service Management
4 10 (10.10%) Workflow
5 9 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 8 (8.08%) PRINCE2
7 7 (7.07%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.07%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.06%) Migration
8 6 (6.06%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.05%) Software Deployment
9 5 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.04%) SOA
10 4 (4.04%) Data Protection
10 4 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.04%) Build Automation
11 3 (3.03%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.03%) Time Management
11 3 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.19%) SQL
2 11 (11.11%) Python
3 5 (5.05%) PHP
3 5 (5.05%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.03%) VB
4 3 (3.03%) Java
4 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.02%) Perl
5 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.02%) Ruby
5 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.01%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.01%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (10.10%) MCSE
4 9 (9.09%) MCSA
5 4 (4.04%) MCP
5 4 (4.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.03%) CCNP
7 2 (2.02%) HND
7 2 (2.02%) CCNA
7 2 (2.02%) CCDA
7 2 (2.02%) CCDP
7 2 (2.02%) CISSP
7 2 (2.02%) CCSA
7 2 (2.02%) CCSE
7 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.02%) VCAP
7 2 (2.02%) VCP5
8 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.01%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (23.23%) Active Directory
3 14 (14.14%) vSphere
4 10 (10.10%) VMware Server
5 9 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 7 (7.07%) Hyper-V
7 5 (5.05%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.04%) NFS
8 4 (4.04%) Terminal Services
8 4 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.02%) Xen
9 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.02%) KVM
9 2 (2.02%) SRDF
10 1 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.01%) Samba
10 1 (1.01%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Nagios
2 5 (5.05%) WSUS
3 4 (4.04%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.04%) SCCM
3 4 (4.04%) SCOM
3 4 (4.04%) Opsview
3 4 (4.04%) Cacti
3 4 (4.04%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (4.04%) Graphite
3 4 (4.04%) Salt
4 3 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.02%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.02%) Puppet
6 1 (1.01%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.01%) Control-M
6 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.01%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 71 (71.72%) VMware
2 40 (40.40%) Microsoft
3 19 (19.19%) HP
3 19 (19.19%) Cisco
4 14 (14.14%) Red Hat
5 12 (12.12%) Oracle
6 11 (11.11%) Citrix
7 10 (10.10%) IBM
7 10 (10.10%) NetApp
8 9 (9.09%) EMC
9 8 (8.08%) Splunk
10 4 (4.04%) CommVault
10 4 (4.04%) Veritas
10 4 (4.04%) Altiris
10 4 (4.04%) Mitel
10 4 (4.04%) Veeam
10 4 (4.04%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.03%) Zerto
11 3 (3.03%) ServiceNow
11 3 (3.03%) CheckPoint
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