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 3 months to 25 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)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 30
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.26% - 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% - 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Median daily rate £165 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 - £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £177 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £343
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.83%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 38 36 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 14.34% 13.90% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 26
Median daily rate £250 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £233 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £11.18 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.22% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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
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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 4 £165 -
SAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) NetApp
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) IIS
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) NFS
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Dell
6 2 (16.67%) Firmware
6 2 (16.67%) Remedy

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 2 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) SAN Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) SAN Storage Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Break/Fix
1 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Firmware
3 2 (16.67%) NFS
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) Huawei
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
5 1 (8.33%) Meraki
5 1 (8.33%) Sophos
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam