Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 124 117
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 19 8 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.77% 0.37% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.31% 2.90% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 33
Leeds median daily rate £350 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +6.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £200 £199 £220
90th Percentile £525 £500 £485
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +16.00% -3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

SAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 260 276 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.50% 12.76% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 151 242
Leeds median daily rate £455 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.00% +7.24%
10th Percentile £309 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £538 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 13
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +113.31% -37.49%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.51 £14.20 £12.50
% change year-on-year +16.23% +13.60% -18.59%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Leeds

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAN in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Leeds

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Leeds

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SAN.

1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) Windows
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
5 11 (57.89%) Clustering
6 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
6 10 (52.63%) Linux
7 9 (47.37%) NAS
7 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
9 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
9 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (21.05%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (21.05%) Proactive Management
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (21.05%) PLM
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (21.05%) CMDB
10 4 (21.05%) Veritas
10 4 (21.05%) HP
10 4 (21.05%) AIX
10 4 (21.05%) MCP
11 3 (15.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) NAS
2 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.53%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
1 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Administrator
3 5 (26.32%) IT Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Server Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) AIX Administrator
4 4 (21.05%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) CMDB
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
1 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) AIX
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) SUSE
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (21.05%) PLM
3 4 (21.05%) Proactive Management
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (10.53%) Storage Management
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.53%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) BC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (21.05%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
6 1 (5.26%) Firmware
6 1 (5.26%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) SCDPM
2 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Veritas
4 2 (10.53%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) Brocade
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat