Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 111 117
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 -51
Contract jobs citing SAN 14 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.62% 1.49% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.49% 10.29% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 26
Leeds median daily rate £400 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -6.47% +25.23%
10th Percentile £252 £213 £288
90th Percentile £490 £486 £469
West Yorkshire median daily rate £313 £325 £320
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.56% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.50

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 255 379 424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.24% 14.48% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 224 286
Leeds median daily rate £425 £401 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% +6.29% +11.85%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £263
90th Percentile £556 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 10
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -36.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.20 £11.10
90th Percentile £31.70 £21.93 £53.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -16.13%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SAN.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) SCCM
6 4 (28.57%) WSUS
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) EMC
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (21.43%) Office 365
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (14.29%) Veeam
8 2 (14.29%) Replication
8 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 2 (14.29%) Data Centre

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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
5 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (7.14%) HSRP
5 1 (7.14%) IPsec
5 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) VPLS
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Database Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Workday Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Hardware Maintenance
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
1 4 (28.57%) WSUS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) SAP