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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 115 70 83
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +13
Contract jobs citing SAN 35 80 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.19% 2.56% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.01% 16.81% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 23
Median daily rate £325 £294 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £403 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.24% -38.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.48 £28.13
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +4.81%
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
437 476 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.89% 15.26% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 308 157
Median daily rate £380 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £475 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 21
Median hourly rate £13.60 £15.36 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +15.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £9.24 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £150.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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 August 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 August 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 -18 22 £325 +8.33% 16
South Yorkshire -17 8 £525 +105.88% 1
North Yorkshire -16 4 £325 +30.00% 4
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 68 (81.93%) VMware
2 57 (68.67%) Windows
3 40 (48.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (45.78%) Windows Server
5 33 (39.76%) Linux
5 33 (39.76%) SQL Server
5 33 (39.76%) Microsoft
6 30 (36.14%) WAN
6 30 (36.14%) LAN
7 28 (33.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (30.12%) Cisco
8 25 (30.12%) SQL
8 25 (30.12%) NetApp
8 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (28.92%) Citrix
10 20 (24.10%) DNS
10 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
11 19 (22.89%) DHCP
11 19 (22.89%) EMC
11 19 (22.89%) VMware Server
12 18 (21.69%) NAS
13 17 (20.48%) Hyper-V
13 17 (20.48%) Active Directory
13 17 (20.48%) HP
14 16 (19.28%) CentOS
15 15 (18.07%) ITIL
16 14 (16.87%) Ubuntu
16 14 (16.87%) Data Centre
17 13 (15.66%) Degree
17 13 (15.66%) IBM

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 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.05%) Apache
2 10 (12.05%) IIS
3 9 (10.84%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.43%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (8.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.43%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Office 365
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (36.14%) LAN
1 30 (36.14%) WAN
2 20 (24.10%) DNS
3 19 (22.89%) DHCP
4 18 (21.69%) NAS
5 10 (12.05%) FCoE
5 10 (12.05%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (12.05%) iSCSI
5 10 (12.05%) Multicast
6 7 (8.43%) HTTP
7 6 (7.23%) Firewall
8 5 (6.02%) VoIP
9 3 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.61%) VPN
10 2 (2.41%) Internet
10 2 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (2.41%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.41%) MPLS
10 2 (2.41%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.64%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.43%) HBase
5 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.41%) MySQL
8 1 (1.20%) Big Data
8 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.20%) DB2
8 1 (1.20%) Informix
8 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.20%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) Hudson
2 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) Subversion
2 1 (1.20%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (12.05%) Banking
2 9 (10.84%) Legal
3 8 (9.64%) Finance
4 3 (3.61%) Back Office
5 2 (2.41%) Games
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (19.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (13.25%) Analyst
2 11 (13.25%) Architect
2 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure Architect
2 11 (13.25%) VMware Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Storage Specialist
5 7 (8.43%) Hardware Specialist
5 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) Middleware
2 7 (8.43%) HTML
2 7 (8.43%) Rendezvous
2 7 (8.43%) XML
2 7 (8.43%) XSLT
3 2 (2.41%) LAMP
4 1 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.84%) NHS
3 6 (7.23%) Clustering
4 4 (4.82%) Replication
5 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.41%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.41%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.41%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.20%) PKI
7 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.20%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 57 (68.67%) Windows
2 38 (45.78%) Windows Server
3 33 (39.76%) Linux
4 28 (33.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (19.28%) CentOS
7 14 (16.87%) Ubuntu
8 11 (13.25%) Solaris
8 11 (13.25%) Windows 7
9 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.61%) Unix
12 2 (2.41%) AIX
12 2 (2.41%) SUSE
13 1 (1.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) ITIL
2 12 (14.46%) Migration
2 12 (14.46%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (12.05%) Benchmarking
4 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.23%) Project Management
6 5 (6.02%) Data Migration
7 4 (4.82%) Information Security
7 4 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.61%) Change Control
8 3 (3.61%) Change Management
8 3 (3.61%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.61%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.41%) People Management
9 2 (2.41%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (2.41%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.43%) Java
4 2 (2.41%) PHP
4 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.20%) C
5 1 (1.20%) Perl
5 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) Degree
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.84%) MCSE
4 8 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (7.23%) MCSA
5 6 (7.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.82%) CCNA
6 4 (4.82%) CISSP
7 3 (3.61%) CISA
7 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.61%) MCITP
8 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.41%) CCDE
8 2 (2.41%) GSEC
8 2 (2.41%) GSLC
8 2 (2.41%) GSNA
8 2 (2.41%) MCDST
8 2 (2.41%) MCTS
8 2 (2.41%) SANS
8 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.20%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.20%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (48.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (22.89%) VMware Server
3 17 (20.48%) Active Directory
3 17 (20.48%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.25%) Xen
5 10 (12.05%) KVM
5 10 (12.05%) NFS
5 10 (12.05%) SRDF
6 8 (9.64%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (9.64%) XenDesktop
7 6 (7.23%) XenApp
8 4 (4.82%) vSphere
9 3 (3.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.20%) Squid
11 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) SCCM
2 9 (10.84%) Nagios
3 8 (9.64%) Grafana
4 6 (7.23%) SCOM
5 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (3.61%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.61%) SCSM
6 3 (3.61%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.41%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.41%) Opsview
7 2 (2.41%) WSUS
8 1 (1.20%) Ansible
8 1 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.20%) Graphite
8 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.20%) Puppet
8 1 (1.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 68 (81.93%) VMware
2 33 (39.76%) Microsoft
3 25 (30.12%) Cisco
3 25 (30.12%) NetApp
4 24 (28.92%) Citrix
5 19 (22.89%) EMC
6 17 (20.48%) HP
7 13 (15.66%) IBM
8 12 (14.46%) Oracle
9 10 (12.05%) Intel
10 7 (8.43%) DataSynapse
10 7 (8.43%) Splunk
10 7 (8.43%) Sybase
10 7 (8.43%) TIBCO
11 6 (7.23%) Veritas
12 5 (6.02%) Dell
12 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
13 4 (4.82%) CommVault
13 4 (4.82%) Mitel
14 3 (3.61%) Reuters
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