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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 66 85 95
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Contract jobs citing SAN 64 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.45% 1.44% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.16% 12.94% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £199 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £386 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -
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
396 255 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.13% 11.10% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 146 104
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SAN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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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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 +8 37 £278 -26.00% 11
South Yorkshire 0 14 £400 +45.45% 2
North Yorkshire +6 10 £400 - 6
East Yorkshire -2 1 £190 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 63 (58.88%) Windows
2 58 (54.21%) VMware
3 39 (36.45%) Microsoft
4 35 (32.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (29.91%) ITIL
5 32 (29.91%) NetApp
6 30 (28.04%) Active Directory
7 26 (24.30%) HP
8 25 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (22.43%) NAS
9 24 (22.43%) Linux
9 24 (22.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (19.63%) UNIX
11 20 (18.69%) Cisco
11 20 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (15.89%) Citrix
14 16 (14.95%) DNS
14 16 (14.95%) Oracle
14 16 (14.95%) SQL Server
15 15 (14.02%) Solaris
15 15 (14.02%) MCSE
16 13 (12.15%) MCSA
16 13 (12.15%) VPN
16 13 (12.15%) MS Exchange
16 13 (12.15%) DHCP
16 13 (12.15%) Firewall
16 13 (12.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 12 (11.21%) EMC
17 12 (11.21%) LAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (12.15%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.28%) Apache
3 7 (6.54%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (5.61%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.74%) IIS
6 3 (2.80%) JBoss
6 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.80%) ATG Dynamo
6 3 (2.80%) SAS
6 3 (2.80%) WorkSite
6 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.87%) Lync
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Office
2 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.43%) NAS
2 16 (14.95%) DNS
3 13 (12.15%) DHCP
3 13 (12.15%) Firewall
3 13 (12.15%) VPN
4 12 (11.21%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (11.21%) LAN
4 12 (11.21%) WAN
4 12 (11.21%) TCP/IP
5 10 (9.35%) iSCSI
6 8 (7.48%) Ethernet
7 7 (6.54%) FTP
7 7 (6.54%) SMTP
8 6 (5.61%) RTSP
9 4 (3.74%) VLAN
9 4 (3.74%) Internet
10 3 (2.80%) WLAN
10 3 (2.80%) IPsec
11 2 (1.87%) Wireless
11 2 (1.87%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.74%) Ingres
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MSI
2 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (5.61%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Legal
3 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (11.21%) Administrator
1 12 (11.21%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (9.35%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (8.41%) UNIX Engineer
4 8 (7.48%) UNIX Administrator
4 8 (7.48%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.48%) Architect
5 7 (6.54%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (5.61%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.67%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (3.74%) Server Specialist
8 4 (3.74%) VMware Specialist
8 4 (3.74%) Windows Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) Middleware
1 4 (3.74%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.87%) HTML
2 2 (1.87%) XML
2 2 (1.87%) XSLT
2 2 (1.87%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.93%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Clustering
2 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.61%) PDA
3 4 (3.74%) NHS
4 3 (2.80%) Replication
4 3 (2.80%) HP StorageWorks
4 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.87%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.93%) Social Media
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) PKI
6 1 (0.93%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
6 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 63 (58.88%) Windows
2 35 (32.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (22.43%) Linux
4 21 (19.63%) UNIX
5 20 (18.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (14.02%) Solaris
8 10 (9.35%) Windows XP
9 8 (7.48%) VMS
9 8 (7.48%) AIX
9 8 (7.48%) Ubuntu
10 7 (6.54%) CentOS
10 7 (6.54%) HPUX
11 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.74%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.87%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.93%) Android
13 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.93%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.91%) ITIL
2 7 (6.54%) Service Management
2 7 (6.54%) ITSM
2 7 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (5.61%) Load Balancing
3 6 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (5.61%) Project Management
3 6 (5.61%) Change Management
3 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2
4 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (4.67%) Workflow
4 5 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.67%) TOGAF
4 5 (4.67%) Software Deployment
4 5 (4.67%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (3.74%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.80%) Information Security
7 2 (1.87%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.21%) SQL
2 11 (10.28%) Python
3 6 (5.61%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.74%) Perl
5 4 (3.74%) Ruby
6 3 (2.80%) VB
7 2 (1.87%) C
7 2 (1.87%) Java
7 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.93%) VBScript
8 1 (0.93%) Korn
8 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (22.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (14.02%) MCSE
3 13 (12.15%) MCSA
3 13 (12.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.80%) CCNP
7 3 (2.80%) CCNA
7 3 (2.80%) MCP
7 3 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.87%) NCIE
8 2 (1.87%) VCAP
8 2 (1.87%) VCP5
8 2 (1.87%) CCSA
8 2 (1.87%) CCSE
8 2 (1.87%) CCDA
8 2 (1.87%) CCDP
8 2 (1.87%) CISSP
8 2 (1.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (28.04%) Active Directory
2 25 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.28%) vSphere
3 11 (10.28%) VMware ESX
4 9 (8.41%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.61%) XenDesktop
5 6 (5.61%) Samba
5 6 (5.61%) VMware Server
6 5 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.74%) Firmware
7 4 (3.74%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.87%) NFS
8 2 (1.87%) Xen
8 2 (1.87%) SRDF
8 2 (1.87%) XenApp
8 2 (1.87%) KVM
9 1 (0.93%) XenServer
9 1 (0.93%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.93%) UAG
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) SCOM
2 4 (3.74%) WSUS
2 4 (3.74%) SCCM
2 4 (3.74%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.80%) Puppet
4 2 (1.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.87%) Nagios
4 2 (1.87%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 58 (54.21%) VMware
2 39 (36.45%) Microsoft
3 32 (29.91%) NetApp
4 26 (24.30%) HP
5 20 (18.69%) Cisco
6 17 (15.89%) Citrix
7 16 (14.95%) Oracle
8 12 (11.21%) EMC
9 10 (9.35%) Red Hat
9 10 (9.35%) Brocade
10 9 (8.41%) Dell
11 7 (6.54%) Sun
12 6 (5.61%) IBM
12 6 (5.61%) Splunk
13 4 (3.74%) Mitel
13 4 (3.74%) Altiris
13 4 (3.74%) CommVault
14 3 (2.80%) Intel
14 3 (2.80%) ATG
14 3 (2.80%) CheckPoint
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