Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 November 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 55 50
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.78% 0.57% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.01% 4.23% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Leicestershire median daily rate £180 £265 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.08% -3.64% -38.89%
10th Percentile £175 £265 £233
90th Percentile £185 £265 £303
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £313 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% -16.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate £24.00 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 - £36.00

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 111 71 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 19.79% 13.50% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 33
Leicestershire median daily rate £280 £288 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.61% +4.55% -21.43%
10th Percentile £153 £81 £153
90th Percentile £370 £413 £448
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -12.67% +7.14% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 9
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.90% +6.90% -27.50%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £11.88
90th Percentile £32.50 £39.13 £26.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.93 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -20.40% +16.67% -13.29%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Leicestershire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Leicestershire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Leicestershire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SAN in Leicestershire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +1 3 £180 -
SAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (80.00%) NetApp
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) CCNP
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
7 1 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (10.00%) Dell
7 1 (10.00%) EMC
7 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) ITSM
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) Unix
7 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
7 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) NetApp
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) HP