Period
to 20 January 2019

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 6 months to 20 January 2019 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 54 67
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -5
Contract jobs citing SAN 30 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.24% 1.93% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.41% 10.19% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 12
South Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £494 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.05% +45.22% -12.82%
10th Percentile £289 £164 £137
90th Percentile £638 £600 £474
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £375 £305
% change year-on-year -6.67% +22.95% -18.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 147 157 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.86% 18.89% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 106 118
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.98% +9.69% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £238 £213
90th Percentile £569 £625 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £23.08 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.08% +7.33% +73.11%
10th Percentile £13.44 £16.71 £13.54
90th Percentile £34.88 £47.05 £45.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £16.75
% change year-on-year +4.44% -12.54% +28.85%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Sheffield +7 22 £400 -27.27% 5
Barnsley - 2 £300 -
SAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 22 (73.33%) NetApp
2 19 (63.33%) EMC
2 19 (63.33%) VMware
3 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (56.67%) Cisco
4 17 (56.67%) Google
4 17 (56.67%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (53.33%) PowerShell
5 16 (53.33%) Windows
6 14 (46.67%) IBM
6 14 (46.67%) Linux
6 14 (46.67%) Finance
6 14 (46.67%) NetBackup
7 13 (43.33%) NAS
8 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (36.67%) SQL
9 11 (36.67%) Oracle
9 11 (36.67%) Bash Shell
10 10 (33.33%) Hadoop
11 8 (26.67%) Veritas
12 7 (23.33%) Change Management
12 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (23.33%) PaaS
12 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
12 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
12 7 (23.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 7 (23.33%) Big Data
12 7 (23.33%) IaaS
13 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
14 4 (13.33%) Converged Infrastructure

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 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 17 (56.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) IaaS
2 7 (23.33%) PaaS
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) NAS
2 4 (13.33%) FCoE
2 4 (13.33%) iSCSI
2 4 (13.33%) LAN
2 4 (13.33%) VSAN
2 4 (13.33%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.67%) WebEx
5 1 (3.33%) DNS
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 7 (23.33%) Big Data
2 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) NetBackup Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) NetApp Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) NAS Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) SAN Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Desktop Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) NetBackup Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) SAN Storage Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Flash
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.33%) iSeries
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Change Management
2 7 (23.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) DevOps
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (10.00%) Thought Leadership
5 2 (6.67%) Coaching
5 2 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (53.33%) PowerShell
3 11 (36.67%) Bash Shell
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) NFS
2 3 (10.00%) SRDF
2 3 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (10.00%) Xen
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) Firmware
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) NetApp
2 19 (63.33%) EMC
2 19 (63.33%) VMware
3 17 (56.67%) Cisco
3 17 (56.67%) Google
4 14 (46.67%) IBM
5 11 (36.67%) Oracle
6 8 (26.67%) Veritas
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.00%) MuleSoft
9 2 (6.67%) HP
10 1 (3.33%) Citrix