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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 74 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing SAN 43 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.80% 2.00% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.98% 15.12% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 28
Average daily rate
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£290 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £205 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +2.27%
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
287 291 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.03% 13.24% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 161 192
Average daily rate £310 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £195 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 34
Average hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +148.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +7 31 £288 -4.16% 10
East Yorkshire - 4 £320 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £335 - 5
South Yorkshire -6 2 £278 +4.71% 1
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 73 (70.87%) Windows
2 57 (55.34%) VMware
3 45 (43.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (33.01%) Microsoft
5 31 (30.10%) Linux
6 30 (29.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (27.18%) Windows XP
8 25 (24.27%) Active Directory
9 24 (23.30%) HP
10 23 (22.33%) Ubuntu
10 23 (22.33%) CentOS
11 22 (21.36%) SQL
11 22 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (20.39%) Python
12 21 (20.39%) VMware Server
13 20 (19.42%) Splunk
14 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange
14 19 (18.45%) Service Management
15 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
15 18 (17.48%) Cisco
15 18 (17.48%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (15.53%) NetApp
17 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
17 15 (14.56%) SLA
17 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (14.56%) Workflow
18 13 (12.62%) UNIX
18 13 (12.62%) Clustering
18 13 (12.62%) Incident Management
19 12 (11.65%) ITIL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (6.80%) IIS
4 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.83%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.85%) ATG Dynamo
5 5 (4.85%) Apache
5 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.91%) SAS
7 2 (1.94%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.97%) Lync
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.65%) Firewall
3 10 (9.71%) NAS
3 10 (9.71%) DNS
3 10 (9.71%) LAN
3 10 (9.71%) WAN
3 10 (9.71%) DHCP
4 6 (5.83%) VPN
5 5 (4.85%) SMTP
6 4 (3.88%) Wireless
7 3 (2.91%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.94%) VLAN
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.94%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.94%) Internet
9 1 (0.97%) MPLS
9 1 (0.97%) IPsec
9 1 (0.97%) VoIP
9 1 (0.97%) WLAN
9 1 (0.97%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.97%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.97%) MySQL
General
1 2 (1.94%) Finance
2 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (13.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (11.65%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (11.65%) Administrator
3 10 (9.71%) Support Engineer
3 10 (9.71%) UNIX Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) DBA
5 8 (7.77%) SQL DBA
6 6 (5.83%) SQL Server DBA
6 6 (5.83%) Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Storage Administrator
7 5 (4.85%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.88%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) Linux Support
8 4 (3.88%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Support Technician
9 3 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) XML
2 5 (4.85%) HTML
2 5 (4.85%) .NET
3 3 (2.91%) Web Services
4 1 (0.97%) COM
4 1 (0.97%) Middleware
4 1 (0.97%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.62%) Clustering
2 6 (5.83%) NHS
3 5 (4.85%) Replication
4 3 (2.91%) Firmware
5 2 (1.94%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.94%) Statistics
5 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.94%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.97%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (0.97%) Open Source
6 1 (0.97%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.97%) Social Media
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.97%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.97%) CMDB
6 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 73 (70.87%) Windows
2 45 (43.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (30.10%) Linux
4 30 (29.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (27.18%) Windows XP
6 23 (22.33%) Ubuntu
6 23 (22.33%) CentOS
7 13 (12.62%) UNIX
8 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (8.74%) Windows 7
9 9 (8.74%) Solaris
10 6 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.88%) VMS
12 1 (0.97%) AIX
12 1 (0.97%) HPUX
12 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.45%) Service Management
2 18 (17.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (14.56%) Workflow
4 13 (12.62%) Incident Management
5 12 (11.65%) ITIL
6 8 (7.77%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (5.83%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.83%) Project Management
9 5 (4.85%) Scrum
9 5 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.85%) Data Architecture
10 2 (1.94%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.94%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.94%) Data Management
10 2 (1.94%) Load Balancing
10 2 (1.94%) Migration
10 2 (1.94%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.94%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.36%) SQL
2 21 (20.39%) Python
3 8 (7.77%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.94%) C
4 2 (1.94%) Ruby
4 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.94%) Perl
5 1 (0.97%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.71%) MCSE
3 7 (6.80%) MCSA
4 6 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.91%) VCAP
6 3 (2.91%) CCNA
6 3 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.94%) MCITP
7 2 (1.94%) Degree
8 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.97%) APMP
8 1 (0.97%) MCP
8 1 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.56%) SLA
2 4 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 25 (24.27%) Active Directory
2 22 (21.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (20.39%) VMware Server
4 11 (10.68%) Hyper-V
5 10 (9.71%) vSphere
6 9 (8.74%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.88%) XenServer
8 2 (1.94%) XenApp
8 2 (1.94%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.97%) Xen
9 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) SCOM
2 4 (3.88%) SCCM
3 3 (2.91%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.91%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.94%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.94%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.97%) Legato
5 1 (0.97%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (55.34%) VMware
2 34 (33.01%) Microsoft
3 24 (23.30%) HP
4 20 (19.42%) Splunk
5 18 (17.48%) Cisco
6 16 (15.53%) NetApp
7 12 (11.65%) Citrix
8 10 (9.71%) EMC
8 10 (9.71%) Oracle
9 9 (8.74%) Dell
9 9 (8.74%) Red Hat
10 8 (7.77%) Brocade
11 5 (4.85%) ATG
11 5 (4.85%) Symantec
11 5 (4.85%) JBoss
11 5 (4.85%) IBM
12 3 (2.91%) Juniper
12 3 (2.91%) CommVault
12 3 (2.91%) Veeam
12 3 (2.91%) Dot Hill
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