The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 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)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 20
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SAN 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.56% - 4.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% - 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Median daily rate £165 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 - £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £177 - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.18% -32.14%  

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 Leicester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 27 18 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 17.31% 11.76% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 20
Median daily rate £250 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £253 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.93 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAN in Leicester.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Leicester

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN in Leicester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leicester region with a requirement for SAN.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) Huawei
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) NFS
3 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Huawei
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy