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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 81 88 82
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.50% 0.84% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 7.50% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
Median daily rate £305 £394 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.53% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £351 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £449 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £378 £375
% change year-on-year -7.28% +0.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.29% +41.66%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 116 160 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 11.55% 11.20% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 103 116
Median daily rate £425 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% +13.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.86% -59.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing SAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Leeds

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) EMC
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Server
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) MCSE
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) Nagios
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (20.00%) Terminal Server
6 3 (20.00%) SUSE
6 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (20.00%) Brocade
6 3 (20.00%) Splunk
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Grafana
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server

SAN
Top Related 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Network Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Project Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk Support
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) EMC VNXe
2 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) NHS
2 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) SUSE
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) CentOS
4 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Server
4 3 (20.00%) Terminal Server
5 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Grafana
1 3 (20.00%) Nagios
1 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) EMC
4 3 (20.00%) Brocade
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Splunk
5 2 (13.33%) Apple
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) Veeam
6 1 (6.67%) Progress
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat