Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 125 107
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18 +12
Contract jobs citing SAN 27 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.13% 0.62% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.51% 5.45% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 32
Leeds median daily rate £313 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.88% +23.08% -6.47%
10th Percentile £200 £252 £213
90th Percentile £464 £490 £486
West Yorkshire median daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +5.60% -3.85% +1.56%
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 257 257 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.80% 11.36% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 156 213
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +1.90%
10th Percentile £299 £213 £213
90th Percentile £626 £556 £560
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 14
Leeds median hourly rate £23.13 £20.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.80% +51.85% -32.50%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.03 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.00 £31.70 £21.93
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £13.50
% change year-on-year +10.92% +5.19% -12.08%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 16 (59.26%) VMware
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 11 (40.74%) Veritas
5 11 (40.74%) Linux
6 10 (37.04%) Clustering
7 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (29.63%) NAS
8 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
9 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
9 7 (25.93%) Office 365
9 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (22.22%) AIX
10 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (18.52%) IronPort
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
11 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco
11 5 (18.52%) Symantec
11 5 (18.52%) Skype
11 5 (18.52%) Threat Management
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
11 5 (18.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared

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 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Office 365
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) NAS
1 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (18.52%) Skype
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Administrator
1 8 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) AIX Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) IT Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Server Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) SAN Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Clustering
2 4 (14.81%) CMDB
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.70%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 11 (40.74%) Linux
4 6 (22.22%) AIX
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) SUSE
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (18.52%) Threat Management
4 4 (14.81%) PLM
4 4 (14.81%) Proactive Management
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (7.41%) Storage Management
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) MCP
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (14.81%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) PowerHA
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 5 (18.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (14.81%) SCCM
4 2 (7.41%) Nagios
5 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.70%) OpenView
5 1 (3.70%) Puppet
5 1 (3.70%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) VMware
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) Veritas
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) IronPort
4 5 (18.52%) Symantec
5 3 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Brocade
6 1 (3.70%) CA
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat