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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 72 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing SAN 80 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.53% 1.73% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.70% 14.64% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 23 13
Average daily rate
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£294 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £330 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.93 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.48 £28.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +25.00%
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
479 280 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.14% 11.84% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 154 164
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 14
Average hourly rate £15.36 £13.88 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -61.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
West Yorkshire -14 39 £300 +4.34% 20
South Yorkshire +1 20 £255 -8.10% 3
North Yorkshire +10 19 £250 -25.37% 4
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 103 (73.05%) VMware
2 80 (56.74%) Windows
3 49 (34.75%) ITIL
3 49 (34.75%) Microsoft
4 47 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (31.91%) Cisco
6 41 (29.08%) Active Directory
7 40 (28.37%) NAS
8 35 (24.82%) Data Centre
9 34 (24.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (22.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (21.99%) HP
11 31 (21.99%) SQL
12 30 (21.28%) NetApp
13 29 (20.57%) Firewall
14 28 (19.86%) UNIX
15 27 (19.15%) Linux
15 27 (19.15%) IBM
16 26 (18.44%) LAN
17 25 (17.73%) WAN
18 22 (15.60%) vSphere
19 21 (14.89%) Clustering
19 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
20 20 (14.18%) Brocade
21 19 (13.48%) Hyper-V
21 19 (13.48%) NFS
22 18 (12.77%) Red Hat
22 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
22 18 (12.77%) Finance
23 17 (12.06%) Migration

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.67%) IIS
4 7 (4.96%) Apache
4 7 (4.96%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.96%) Node.js
5 5 (3.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.71%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP SRM
1 1 (0.71%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (28.37%) NAS
2 29 (20.57%) Firewall
3 26 (18.44%) LAN
4 25 (17.73%) WAN
5 12 (8.51%) DNS
6 11 (7.80%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (7.09%) VPN
7 10 (7.09%) Internet
8 8 (5.67%) Wireless
9 7 (4.96%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (4.96%) TCP/IP
9 7 (4.96%) DHCP
10 6 (4.26%) DMZ
10 6 (4.26%) Network Security
11 5 (3.55%) BIG-IP
12 3 (2.13%) MPLS
12 3 (2.13%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.42%) HSRP
13 2 (1.42%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.67%) RDBMS
2 8 (5.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.96%) MySQL
3 7 (4.96%) Informix
4 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (4.96%) JIRA
1 7 (4.96%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (12.77%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Banking
3 3 (2.13%) Retail
3 3 (2.13%) Legal
4 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.42%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (19.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (8.51%) Support Engineer
3 11 (7.80%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (7.09%) Consultant
5 9 (6.38%) Administrator
5 9 (6.38%) Field Engineer
5 9 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (6.38%) Storage Engineer
6 8 (5.67%) Analyst
6 8 (5.67%) Server Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) Network Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) UNIX Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) NetApp Consultant
8 6 (4.26%) NetApp Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) NAS Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) SAN Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Senior UNIX Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.42%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) CSS
2 1 (0.71%) Web Services
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.71%) SAP ALE
2 1 (0.71%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (24.82%) Data Centre
2 21 (14.89%) Clustering
3 8 (5.67%) NHS
4 7 (4.96%) Replication
4 7 (4.96%) Visualisation
4 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (4.96%) IBM XIV
4 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.84%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.42%) iPad
7 2 (1.42%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.42%) Life Science
8 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (56.74%) Windows
2 34 (24.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (22.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (19.86%) UNIX
5 27 (19.15%) Linux
6 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (10.64%) Ubuntu
7 15 (10.64%) CentOS
8 13 (9.22%) Data ONTAP
9 9 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (6.38%) Windows 2000
10 5 (3.55%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.55%) Solaris
11 4 (2.84%) SUSE
12 2 (1.42%) AIX
12 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.42%) Android
12 2 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.75%) ITIL
2 17 (12.06%) Project Management
2 17 (12.06%) Migration
3 15 (10.64%) Incident Management
4 14 (9.93%) Service Management
5 13 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (9.22%) Workflow
6 12 (8.51%) PRINCE2
7 11 (7.80%) Change Management
8 9 (6.38%) Load Balancing
8 9 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (5.67%) Problem Management
10 7 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.96%) Build Automation
11 6 (4.26%) Data Protection
12 5 (3.55%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (3.55%) Mobile Device Management
13 4 (2.84%) Infrastructure Management
13 4 (2.84%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.99%) SQL
2 13 (9.22%) Python
3 7 (4.96%) PHP
4 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.26%) CCNP
2 6 (4.26%) MCSE
3 5 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.84%) CCNA
5 3 (2.13%) MCSA
5 3 (2.13%) CCSP
5 3 (2.13%) MCTS
5 3 (2.13%) MCITP
5 3 (2.13%) Degree
5 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.42%) CCIE
6 2 (1.42%) CISSP
6 2 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.71%) MCP
7 1 (0.71%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) SLA
1 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 47 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (29.08%) Active Directory
3 22 (15.60%) vSphere
4 19 (13.48%) Hyper-V
4 19 (13.48%) NFS
5 17 (12.06%) VMware Server
6 6 (4.26%) XenServer
7 5 (3.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (3.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (3.55%) XenApp
8 4 (2.84%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.13%) SRDF
10 2 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.71%) Firmware
11 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (9.22%) SCCM
2 11 (7.80%) NetBackup
3 10 (7.09%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (4.96%) Cacti
4 7 (4.96%) Nagios
4 7 (4.96%) Salt
4 7 (4.96%) Opsview
4 7 (4.96%) Graphite
5 4 (2.84%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.13%) SCOM
7 2 (1.42%) WSUS
7 2 (1.42%) SnapMirror
7 2 (1.42%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 103 (73.05%) VMware
2 49 (34.75%) Microsoft
3 45 (31.91%) Cisco
4 31 (21.99%) HP
5 30 (21.28%) NetApp
6 27 (19.15%) IBM
7 20 (14.18%) Brocade
8 18 (12.77%) Red Hat
9 17 (12.06%) Citrix
10 13 (9.22%) Splunk
11 12 (8.51%) F5
11 12 (8.51%) Veritas
11 12 (8.51%) Oracle
12 10 (7.09%) SolarWinds
13 9 (6.38%) EMC
14 5 (3.55%) Meraki
15 4 (2.84%) CheckPoint
15 4 (2.84%) Symantec
16 3 (2.13%) Aruba
16 3 (2.13%) Veeam
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