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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 81 80 98
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing SAN 43 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.76% 1.67% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 15.23% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 13
Average daily rate
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£319 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £374 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.32%
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
344 243 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.08% 10.95% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 139 99
Average daily rate £360 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £15.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +6 22 £275 +22.22% 20
North Yorkshire +11 10 £400 - 4
South Yorkshire -17 7 £408 +35.83% 3
East Yorkshire -5 2 £190 -
SAN
England

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 63 (58.88%) Windows
2 58 (54.21%) VMware
3 40 (37.38%) Microsoft
4 35 (32.71%) ITIL
5 34 (31.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (30.84%) NetApp
7 32 (29.91%) Active Directory
8 26 (24.30%) HP
9 24 (22.43%) NAS
10 23 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (21.50%) Linux
11 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (18.69%) Cisco
13 19 (17.76%) UNIX
13 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
15 16 (14.95%) DNS
16 15 (14.02%) VPN
17 14 (13.08%) Oracle
17 14 (13.08%) Citrix
18 13 (12.15%) MCSE
18 13 (12.15%) MS Office
18 13 (12.15%) SQL
18 13 (12.15%) TCP/IP
18 13 (12.15%) Solaris
18 13 (12.15%) DHCP
18 13 (12.15%) VMware ESX
18 13 (12.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 12 (11.21%) LAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (11.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.35%) Apache
3 7 (6.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (6.54%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.67%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.74%) IIS
5 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.80%) WorkSite
6 3 (2.80%) SAS
6 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.87%) Lync
7 2 (1.87%) JBoss
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.87%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (0.93%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) MS Office
2 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP SRM
1 1 (0.93%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.43%) NAS
2 16 (14.95%) DNS
3 15 (14.02%) VPN
4 13 (12.15%) TCP/IP
4 13 (12.15%) DHCP
5 12 (11.21%) LAN
5 12 (11.21%) WAN
5 12 (11.21%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (10.28%) Firewall
7 9 (8.41%) iSCSI
7 9 (8.41%) Ethernet
8 7 (6.54%) FTP
8 7 (6.54%) SMTP
9 6 (5.61%) RTSP
10 4 (3.74%) Internet
10 4 (3.74%) VLAN
11 3 (2.80%) IPsec
12 2 (1.87%) HSRP
12 2 (1.87%) DMVPN
12 2 (1.87%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.74%) Ingres
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.93%) DB2
5 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 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
3 2 (1.87%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (12.15%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (11.21%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (11.21%) Support Engineer
2 12 (11.21%) Administrator
3 9 (8.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 8 (7.48%) Architect
4 8 (7.48%) UNIX Administrator
5 7 (6.54%) UNIX Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.74%) VMware Specialist
8 4 (3.74%) Windows Server Specialist
8 4 (3.74%) Server Specialist
8 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) X-Windows
1 4 (3.74%) Middleware
2 2 (1.87%) Rendezvous
2 2 (1.87%) Web Services
2 2 (1.87%) XML
2 2 (1.87%) XSLT
2 2 (1.87%) HTML
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.93%) SAP ALE
3 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.93%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
1 6 (5.61%) PDA
1 6 (5.61%) Clustering
2 4 (3.74%) NHS
3 3 (2.80%) Replication
3 3 (2.80%) Open Source
3 3 (2.80%) HP StorageWorks
3 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.87%) iPad
4 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.93%) PKI
5 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.93%) CMDB
5 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (58.88%) Windows
2 34 (31.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (21.50%) Linux
4 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (17.76%) UNIX
5 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (12.15%) Solaris
7 8 (7.48%) VMS
7 8 (7.48%) Windows XP
7 8 (7.48%) AIX
8 7 (6.54%) Ubuntu
8 7 (6.54%) HPUX
9 6 (5.61%) CentOS
10 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.74%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.87%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.87%) Android
13 1 (0.93%) Debian
13 1 (0.93%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.71%) ITIL
2 7 (6.54%) ITSM
2 7 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2
3 6 (5.61%) Change Management
3 6 (5.61%) Service Management
3 6 (5.61%) Load Balancing
4 5 (4.67%) Workflow
4 5 (4.67%) Incident Management
4 5 (4.67%) TOGAF
4 5 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.67%) Project Management
4 5 (4.67%) Software Deployment
4 5 (4.67%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.80%) Information Security
6 3 (2.80%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.15%) SQL
2 10 (9.35%) 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%) Korn
8 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (19.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (12.15%) MCSE
2 13 (12.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (10.28%) MCSA
4 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.80%) CCNP
6 3 (2.80%) MCP
6 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.87%) NCIE
7 2 (1.87%) VCP5
7 2 (1.87%) VCAP
7 2 (1.87%) CISSP
7 2 (1.87%) HND
7 2 (1.87%) CCNA
7 2 (1.87%) CCDA
7 2 (1.87%) CCDP
7 2 (1.87%) Degree
7 2 (1.87%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 32 (29.91%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.15%) VMware ESX
4 11 (10.28%) vSphere
5 7 (6.54%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.61%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.61%) VMware Server
6 6 (5.61%) Samba
7 5 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.74%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.74%) Firmware
9 2 (1.87%) KVM
9 2 (1.87%) NFS
9 2 (1.87%) SRDF
9 2 (1.87%) Xen
10 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.93%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Nagios
1 4 (3.74%) WSUS
1 4 (3.74%) SCCM
1 4 (3.74%) SCOM
1 4 (3.74%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.80%) Puppet
3 2 (1.87%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 58 (54.21%) VMware
2 40 (37.38%) Microsoft
3 33 (30.84%) NetApp
4 26 (24.30%) HP
5 20 (18.69%) Cisco
6 14 (13.08%) Oracle
6 14 (13.08%) Citrix
7 12 (11.21%) EMC
8 10 (9.35%) Brocade
9 9 (8.41%) Red Hat
9 9 (8.41%) Dell
10 7 (6.54%) IBM
10 7 (6.54%) Sun
11 5 (4.67%) Splunk
12 4 (3.74%) CommVault
12 4 (3.74%) Mitel
12 4 (3.74%) Altiris
13 3 (2.80%) Intel
13 3 (2.80%) Reuters
13 3 (2.80%) CheckPoint
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