The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 90 73 73
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 51 76 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.83% 2.58% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.29% 18.27% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 32
Median daily rate £400 £290 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +56.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £215 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.38 £35.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-33.21% +59.09%
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
415 416 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.89% 14.11% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 254 152
Median daily rate £420 £300 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £154 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +87.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £7.19 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.73 £157.50 £22.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
West Yorkshire -27 29 £425 +41.66% 12
South Yorkshire +2 15 £344 +22.76% 1
North Yorkshire -6 4 £78 -69.00%
Humberside - 1 £450 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 70 (72.92%) Windows
2 67 (69.79%) VMware
3 45 (46.88%) Windows Server
4 41 (42.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (36.46%) SQL
5 35 (36.46%) Microsoft
6 31 (32.29%) SQL Server
7 27 (28.13%) Linux
8 26 (27.08%) Cisco
8 26 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (26.04%) LAN
9 25 (26.04%) WAN
9 25 (26.04%) EMC
10 23 (23.96%) Active Directory
10 23 (23.96%) HP
10 23 (23.96%) DNS
10 23 (23.96%) NetApp
11 22 (22.92%) Data Centre
12 21 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (21.88%) Finance
13 20 (20.83%) MS Exchange
13 20 (20.83%) Citrix
13 20 (20.83%) NAS
14 19 (19.79%) IBM
15 18 (18.75%) DHCP
16 17 (17.71%) Migration
17 15 (15.63%) Hyper-V
18 14 (14.58%) Veritas
19 13 (13.54%) NFS
19 13 (13.54%) ITIL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in 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 20 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.38%) Apache
2 9 (9.38%) IIS
3 8 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Office 365
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.04%) LAN
1 25 (26.04%) WAN
2 23 (23.96%) DNS
3 20 (20.83%) NAS
4 18 (18.75%) DHCP
5 13 (13.54%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (7.29%) FCoE
6 7 (7.29%) iSCSI
6 7 (7.29%) Multicast
7 6 (6.25%) Firewall
7 6 (6.25%) HTTP
8 4 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (4.17%) VoIP
9 3 (3.13%) FWSM
9 3 (3.13%) Internet
9 3 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (3.13%) MPLS
9 3 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.13%) VPN
10 2 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (32.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.29%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.25%) HBase
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.21%) MySQL
6 4 (4.17%) Informix
6 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.04%) DB2
8 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.04%) QlikView
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.04%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.08%) Hudson
1 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.08%) JIRA
1 2 (2.08%) Subversion
1 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.04%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (21.88%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Banking
3 8 (8.33%) Legal
4 6 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 5 (5.21%) Games
6 2 (2.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Law
7 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (16.67%) Analyst
2 12 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Administrator
3 10 (10.42%) Architect
3 10 (10.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (10.42%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
6 7 (7.29%) Hardware Specialist
7 6 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
7 6 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) SAN Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Storage Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) Middleware
2 6 (6.25%) HTML
2 6 (6.25%) Rendezvous
2 6 (6.25%) XML
2 6 (6.25%) XSLT
3 2 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.08%) LAMP
3 2 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.25%) Clustering
2 6 (6.25%) NHS
3 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.17%) Replication
5 3 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.08%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.08%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) IBM XIV
6 2 (2.08%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.04%) iSeries
7 1 (1.04%) PKI
7 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.04%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (72.92%) Windows
2 45 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 27 (28.13%) Linux
4 26 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (11.46%) Solaris
6 11 (11.46%) Unix
7 10 (10.42%) CentOS
8 9 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (9.38%) Ubuntu
9 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (7.29%) Windows 7
11 6 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (5.21%) SUSE
13 2 (2.08%) AIX
13 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
14 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) Migration
2 13 (13.54%) ITIL
3 11 (11.46%) Project Management
4 9 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.29%) Benchmarking
6 6 (6.25%) High Availability
7 5 (5.21%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.17%) Change Management
8 4 (4.17%) Information Security
8 4 (4.17%) Server Building
9 3 (3.13%) Change Control
9 3 (3.13%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.13%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.13%) SIEM
9 3 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.46%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.25%) Java
4 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.17%) Perl
4 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.08%) PHP
6 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (9.38%) MCSE
4 8 (8.33%) Degree
5 6 (6.25%) CISSP
5 6 (6.25%) MCSA
6 5 (5.21%) CCNP
7 4 (4.17%) CCNA
7 4 (4.17%) CISA
8 3 (3.13%) CCIE
8 3 (3.13%) MCITP
8 3 (3.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.08%) CCDE
9 2 (2.08%) CCSP
9 2 (2.08%) GSEC
9 2 (2.08%) GSLC
9 2 (2.08%) GSNA
9 2 (2.08%) MCDST
9 2 (2.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.04%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (42.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (23.96%) Active Directory
3 15 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.54%) NFS
5 12 (12.50%) VMware Server
6 11 (11.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (8.33%) Xen
8 7 (7.29%) KVM
8 7 (7.29%) SRDF
8 7 (7.29%) vCloud
9 6 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (6.25%) XenDesktop
10 5 (5.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (5.21%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (5.21%) VMware ESX
10 5 (5.21%) XenApp
11 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (3.13%) vSphere
13 1 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) SCCM
2 9 (9.38%) SCOM
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.13%) Nagios
4 3 (3.13%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.13%) SCSM
5 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.08%) Cacti
5 2 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.08%) Graphite
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.08%) Opsview
6 1 (1.04%) Ansible
6 1 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.04%) Grafana
6 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.04%) Puppet
6 1 (1.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 67 (69.79%) VMware
2 35 (36.46%) Microsoft
3 26 (27.08%) Cisco
4 25 (26.04%) EMC
5 23 (23.96%) HP
5 23 (23.96%) NetApp
6 20 (20.83%) Citrix
7 19 (19.79%) IBM
8 14 (14.58%) Veritas
9 13 (13.54%) Oracle
10 11 (11.46%) Red Hat
11 7 (7.29%) Brocade
11 7 (7.29%) Intel
12 6 (6.25%) DataSynapse
12 6 (6.25%) Sybase
12 6 (6.25%) TIBCO
13 5 (5.21%) Dell
14 4 (4.17%) Mitel
14 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds
14 4 (4.17%) Veeam