The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 45 40 27
Rank change year-on-year -5 -13  
Contract jobs citing SAN 5 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.33% 2.81% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.17% 16.22% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £475 £415 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.45% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 81 74 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 21.54% 17.33% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 31
Median daily rate £500 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £187 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Sheffield

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Sheffield

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SAN.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) NAS
2 8 (66.67%) NFS
2 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 8 (66.67%) EMC
2 8 (66.67%) NetApp
3 7 (58.33%) Veritas
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (58.33%) SRDF
4 6 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (50.00%) Symmetrix
4 6 (50.00%) Veritas File System
4 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) AIX
4 6 (50.00%) Solaris
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) LDAP
4 6 (50.00%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) Sun
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 5 (41.67%) Unix
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) SUSE

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) DataSynapse
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) NAS
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) LDAP
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) FCoE
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) Multicast
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) HBase
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Server Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) NAS Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Field Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Rendezvous
1 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
1 1 (8.33%) WAP
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (50.00%) Symmetrix
2 4 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) AIX
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) SUSE
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (33.33%) VMS
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) NFS
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (58.33%) SRDF
2 7 (58.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (50.00%) Veritas File System
4 3 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (8.33%) KVM
6 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (8.33%) vSphere
6 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) EMC
2 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 8 (66.67%) NetApp
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) Veritas
4 6 (50.00%) Sun
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Brocade
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) Intel
7 1 (8.33%) Sybase
7 1 (8.33%) TIBCO