Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 125 116
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9 +11
Contract jobs citing SAN 28 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.21% 0.63% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.69% 6.41% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 15
Leeds median daily rate £325 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +60.00% -35.48%
10th Percentile £200 £363 £213
90th Percentile £450 £480 £436
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £381 £258
% change year-on-year -14.75% +48.06% -31.33%
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 262 234 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.33% 9.87% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 155 174
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £298 £161 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £547
West Yorkshire median daily rate £428 £413 £420
% change year-on-year +3.64% -1.67% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 6
Leeds median hourly rate £11.08 £20.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.95% +26.15% +34.30%
10th Percentile £9.87 £12.65 £11.48
90th Percentile £23.83 £24.15 £34.38
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.52% -12.12% +32.80%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019, 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 (53.57%) Veritas
2 14 (50.00%) Office 365
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) Cisco
4 12 (42.86%) Symantec
5 11 (39.29%) SharePoint
5 11 (39.29%) MS Visio
5 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (39.29%) VMware
5 11 (39.29%) NetBackup
5 11 (39.29%) Skype for Business
5 11 (39.29%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (39.29%) IronPort
5 11 (39.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 11 (39.29%) Skype
5 11 (39.29%) Threat Management
6 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
6 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
6 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (21.43%) Linux
10 5 (17.86%) DNS
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (14.29%) NAS
11 4 (14.29%) SCCM

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 11 (39.29%) SharePoint
1 11 (39.29%) Skype for Business
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Project
1 11 (39.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Office 365
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.57%) IaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco IOS
1 11 (39.29%) Skype
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
3 4 (14.29%) NAS
4 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 3 (10.71%) VLAN
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall
5 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) ADSL
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) MPLS
6 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.57%) PBX
6 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) AIX Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.57%) Handset
3 1 (3.57%) IVR
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (21.43%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) AIX
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.14%) SUSE
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Threat Management
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Storage Management
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
6 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) MCP
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) KVM
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) NetBackup
1 11 (39.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) Nagios
3 2 (7.14%) vMotion
4 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Veritas
2 13 (46.43%) Cisco
3 12 (42.86%) Symantec
4 11 (39.29%) IronPort
4 11 (39.29%) VMware
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Aruba
7 1 (3.57%) Avaya
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.57%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.57%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) Veeam
7 1 (3.57%) Verint
7 1 (3.57%) Zerto