The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 28 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 35 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1  
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.90% 3.39% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 18.75% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 4
Median daily rate £175 £344 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.09% +22.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £529 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 67 80 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 20.00% 18.10% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 51 30
Median daily rate £380 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +81.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £213 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +22.22%  
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 South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in South Yorkshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in South Yorkshire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in South Yorkshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Sheffield 0 2 £338 -32.50%
Doncaster -8 1 £150 -45.45%
SAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) NetApp
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
4 3 (30.00%) NAS
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) Sophos
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Veritas
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) NFS
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) DataSynapse
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) NAS
1 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Broadband
3 1 (10.00%) FCoE
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) HBase
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Local Government
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
1 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 3 (30.00%) ICT Support
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) ICT Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) ICT Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) SUSE
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CISA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) NFS
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (10.00%) KVM
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (10.00%) SRDF
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) NetApp
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Sophos
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) TIBCO