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 29 June 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)
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 78 72
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6  
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.36% 1.81% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.80% 12.50% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 24
Leeds median daily rate £310 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.05% +37.09%  
10th Percentile £271 £310 £213
90th Percentile £342 £490 £432
West Yorkshire median daily rate £345 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -18.82% +41.66%  
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 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 143 216 223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.81% 14.52% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 327 484
Leeds median daily rate £388 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +28.00%  
10th Percentile £269 £313 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £420
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £310
% change year-on-year -11.76% +37.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 17
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £10.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.09% -54.66%  
10th Percentile £12.87 £10.20 £12.47
90th Percentile £29.13 £13.39 £121.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £11.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +19.14% -66.42%  

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 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 29 June 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 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) Veeam
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (25.00%) SmoothWall
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (25.00%) WSUS
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Database Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Progress DBA
2 1 (12.50%) SAN Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VNXe
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Progress 4GL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SmoothWall
2 2 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (12.50%) SCDPM
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) Veeam
5 2 (25.00%) Symantec
6 1 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) NetApp
6 1 (12.50%) Progress