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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 90 87 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing SAN 47 61 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.63% 2.13% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.69% 14.39% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 41
Median daily rate £360 £280 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +64.10%
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
402 424 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.98% 14.79% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 266 162
Median daily rate £400 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 22
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.75 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +40.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £117.50 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -17 24 £425 +57.40% 16
South Yorkshire -2 13 £288 +2.67% 5
North Yorkshire +8 7 £280 -22.75% 1
Humberside - 1 £450 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 62 (67.39%) Windows
2 60 (65.22%) VMware
3 41 (44.57%) Windows Server
4 37 (40.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (35.87%) SQL
6 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 26 (28.26%) Linux
8 25 (27.17%) Data Centre
9 24 (26.09%) HP
9 24 (26.09%) Cisco
10 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 23 (25.00%) Finance
11 22 (23.91%) NAS
12 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (22.83%) DNS
12 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
13 20 (21.74%) EMC
14 18 (19.57%) IBM
14 18 (19.57%) MS Exchange
14 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (17.39%) LAN
15 16 (17.39%) WAN
15 16 (17.39%) Migration
16 15 (16.30%) Citrix
16 15 (16.30%) Veritas
16 15 (16.30%) Red Hat
16 15 (16.30%) DHCP
16 15 (16.30%) Unix
17 14 (15.22%) NetApp
18 13 (14.13%) Veritas Volume Manager

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 18 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.43%) Apache
3 5 (5.43%) IIS
3 5 (5.43%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.78%) Office 365
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.91%) NAS
2 21 (22.83%) DNS
3 16 (17.39%) LAN
3 16 (17.39%) WAN
4 15 (16.30%) DHCP
5 10 (10.87%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (5.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (4.35%) Firewall
7 4 (4.35%) FWSM
7 4 (4.35%) VoIP
8 3 (3.26%) FCoE
8 3 (3.26%) HTTP
8 3 (3.26%) Internet
8 3 (3.26%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.26%) Multicast
8 3 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.26%) VPN
9 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.17%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.61%) MySQL
4 5 (5.43%) Informix
4 5 (5.43%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.26%) HBase
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.09%) Big Data
8 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.09%) QlikView
8 1 (1.09%) Redis
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.09%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.17%) Hudson
1 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.17%) JIRA
1 2 (2.17%) Subversion
1 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.09%) Travis CI
General
1 23 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
3 7 (7.61%) Financial Institution
3 7 (7.61%) Games
4 5 (5.43%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Law
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (14.13%) Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) Administrator
3 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (9.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Hardware Specialist
5 7 (7.61%) Network Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Storage Specialist
5 7 (7.61%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.52%) Windows Administrator
7 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.43%) NAS Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) NetApp Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) SAN Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) Middleware
2 3 (3.26%) HTML
2 3 (3.26%) Rendezvous
2 3 (3.26%) XML
2 3 (3.26%) XSLT
3 2 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.17%) LAMP
3 2 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.17%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.70%) Clustering
3 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (6.52%) NHS
4 5 (5.43%) Replication
5 2 (2.17%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.17%) IBM XIV
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.09%) iSeries
6 1 (1.09%) PKI
6 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (67.39%) Windows
2 41 (44.57%) Windows Server
3 26 (28.26%) Linux
4 21 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (16.30%) Unix
7 13 (14.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (9.78%) Solaris
9 8 (8.70%) CentOS
9 8 (8.70%) Ubuntu
9 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (7.61%) Data ONTAP
11 6 (6.52%) SUSE
12 5 (5.43%) Windows 7
13 3 (3.26%) AIX
14 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
15 1 (1.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) Migration
2 12 (13.04%) ITIL
2 12 (13.04%) Project Management
3 8 (8.70%) High Availability
4 6 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.35%) Server Building
7 3 (3.26%) Benchmarking
7 3 (3.26%) Change Control
7 3 (3.26%) Change Management
7 3 (3.26%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.17%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.87%) SQL
2 8 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 8 (8.70%) Perl
3 6 (6.52%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.26%) Java
5 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.26%) Python
6 2 (2.17%) PHP
6 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.09%) C-shell
7 1 (1.09%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (8.70%) Degree
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.61%) MCSE
4 6 (6.52%) MCSA
5 5 (5.43%) CCNP
6 4 (4.35%) CCNA
7 3 (3.26%) CCIE
7 3 (3.26%) CISSP
7 3 (3.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.17%) CCDE
8 2 (2.17%) CCSP
8 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.09%) CISA
9 1 (1.09%) CISM
9 1 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.09%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.09%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (40.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
3 13 (14.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 11 (11.96%) VMware Server
5 10 (10.87%) Hyper-V
5 10 (10.87%) NFS
6 7 (7.61%) vCloud
7 6 (6.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (6.52%) VMware ESX
8 5 (5.43%) Xen
8 5 (5.43%) XenApp
9 4 (4.35%) KVM
9 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (3.26%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (3.26%) SRDF
10 3 (3.26%) XenDesktop
11 2 (2.17%) vSphere
12 1 (1.09%) Docker
12 1 (1.09%) Firmware
12 1 (1.09%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) SCCM
2 9 (9.78%) SCOM
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.35%) Puppet
3 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.26%) Nagios
4 3 (3.26%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.26%) SCSM
5 2 (2.17%) Cacti
5 2 (2.17%) Graphite
5 2 (2.17%) Opsview
5 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.09%) Ansible
6 1 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.09%) Grafana
6 1 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.09%) Salt
6 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (65.22%) VMware
2 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 24 (26.09%) Cisco
3 24 (26.09%) HP
4 20 (21.74%) EMC
5 18 (19.57%) IBM
6 15 (16.30%) Citrix
6 15 (16.30%) Red Hat
6 15 (16.30%) Veritas
7 14 (15.22%) NetApp
8 10 (10.87%) Oracle
9 8 (8.70%) Brocade
10 5 (5.43%) Dell
10 5 (5.43%) F5
11 4 (4.35%) Mitel
11 4 (4.35%) Veeam
12 3 (3.26%) DataSynapse
12 3 (3.26%) Intel
12 3 (3.26%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.26%) Sybase
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