The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 72 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing SAN 40 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.72% 2.74% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 19.27% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 29
Average daily rate
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£185 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
280 301 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.01% 14.25% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 156 181
Average daily rate £339 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.91% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £363 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 41
Average hourly rate £13.25 £33.00 £13.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.84% +151.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
SAN
England

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 July 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 28 July 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 -13 28 £185 -38.33% 18
East Yorkshire -2 4 £320 - 1
South Yorkshire -2 2 £278 +0.90% 2
North Yorkshire - 2 £183 - 2
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 76 (74.51%) Windows
2 57 (55.88%) VMware
3 45 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (37.25%) Microsoft
5 34 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (27.45%) Linux
6 28 (27.45%) SQL
7 27 (26.47%) Windows XP
8 26 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (24.51%) HP
10 21 (20.59%) VMware Server
10 21 (20.59%) Ubuntu
10 21 (20.59%) CentOS
11 20 (19.61%) MS Exchange
11 20 (19.61%) Clustering
11 20 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (18.63%) Service Management
12 19 (18.63%) vSphere
13 18 (17.65%) Splunk
13 18 (17.65%) SQL Server
14 17 (16.67%) Python
14 17 (16.67%) Active Directory
15 16 (15.69%) Cisco
16 15 (14.71%) Workflow
17 13 (12.75%) ITIL
17 13 (12.75%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (12.75%) Incident Management
18 12 (11.76%) Citrix
19 11 (10.78%) Firewall
19 11 (10.78%) LAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.90%) IIS
6 3 (2.94%) Apache
6 3 (2.94%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.96%) ATG Dynamo
7 2 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.98%) Lync
8 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) LAN
1 11 (10.78%) Firewall
2 10 (9.80%) NAS
2 10 (9.80%) WAN
2 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.86%) DNS
3 7 (6.86%) DHCP
4 6 (5.88%) VPN
5 5 (4.90%) SMTP
6 4 (3.92%) Wireless
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.96%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.98%) IPsec
8 1 (0.98%) VLAN
8 1 (0.98%) VoIP
8 1 (0.98%) WLAN
8 1 (0.98%) DMZ
8 1 (0.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.96%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.98%) MySQL
General
1 4 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (18.63%) Administrator
2 13 (12.75%) Storage Administrator
3 12 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.78%) DBA
5 10 (9.80%) SQL DBA
5 10 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (7.84%) SQL Server DBA
6 8 (7.84%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) VMWare Administrator
9 5 (4.90%) Build Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Consultant
10 4 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.92%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Virtualisation Specialist
11 3 (2.94%) IT Support
11 3 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Linux Support
11 3 (2.94%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) XML
2 5 (4.90%) HTML
2 5 (4.90%) .NET
3 3 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (0.98%) COM
4 1 (0.98%) Middleware
4 1 (0.98%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.98%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.61%) Clustering
2 8 (7.84%) Replication
3 5 (4.90%) Firmware
4 4 (3.92%) NHS
5 3 (2.94%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.94%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.96%) Statistics
6 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.98%) CMDB
7 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.98%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.98%) Open Source
7 1 (0.98%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.98%) Social Media
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 76 (74.51%) Windows
2 45 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (27.45%) Linux
5 27 (26.47%) Windows XP
6 21 (20.59%) Ubuntu
6 21 (20.59%) CentOS
7 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (8.82%) Windows 7
8 9 (8.82%) UNIX
9 5 (4.90%) Solaris
10 4 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.96%) AIX
12 1 (0.98%) HPUX
12 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (18.63%) Service Management
3 15 (14.71%) Workflow
4 13 (12.75%) Incident Management
4 13 (12.75%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (12.75%) ITIL
5 8 (7.84%) Data Modelling
6 7 (6.86%) Project Management
6 7 (6.86%) Data Architecture
7 5 (4.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (4.90%) Data Protection
7 5 (4.90%) Scrum
7 5 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.94%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.94%) Migration
9 2 (1.96%) Data Security
9 2 (1.96%) Master Data Management
9 2 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.45%) SQL
2 17 (16.67%) Python
3 10 (9.80%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.96%) C
4 2 (1.96%) Java
4 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.88%) MCSE
3 6 (5.88%) VCAP
4 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.94%) MCSA
5 3 (2.94%) CCNA
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.96%) MCITP
7 1 (0.98%) Degree
7 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.98%) APMP
7 1 (0.98%) MCP
7 1 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) SLA
2 6 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 26 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (20.59%) VMware Server
3 19 (18.63%) vSphere
4 17 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 10 (9.80%) Hyper-V
6 9 (8.82%) VMware ESX
7 8 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (5.88%) XenServer
9 3 (2.94%) XenApp
9 3 (2.94%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.98%) Xen
10 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) WSUS
2 4 (3.92%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.92%) SCCM
2 4 (3.92%) SCOM
2 4 (3.92%) SCDPM
3 3 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.96%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.96%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.98%) Legato
5 1 (0.98%) Control-M
5 1 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.98%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 57 (55.88%) VMware
2 38 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 25 (24.51%) HP
4 18 (17.65%) Splunk
5 16 (15.69%) Cisco
6 12 (11.76%) Citrix
7 9 (8.82%) Brocade
8 8 (7.84%) EMC
9 7 (6.86%) Dell
10 6 (5.88%) Oracle
10 6 (5.88%) NetApp
11 5 (4.90%) Symantec
11 5 (4.90%) Veeam
12 4 (3.92%) Altiris
12 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.94%) Juniper
13 3 (2.94%) BMC
13 3 (2.94%) CommVault
13 3 (2.94%) IBM
13 3 (2.94%) 3PAR
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