Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 69 61
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8 -13
Contract jobs citing SAN 17 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.99% 0.76% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.72% 3.70% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 16
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £431 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% -13.75% +52.67%
10th Percentile £337 £204 £180
90th Percentile £641 £518 £548
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.88 - £12.50

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 145 162 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 17.00% 20.58% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 97 118
South Yorkshire median daily rate £406 £430 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.52% -0.58% +35.16%
10th Percentile £154 £228 £264
90th Percentile £538 £630 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £416 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.85% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 14
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.78% -21.24% +78.14%
10th Percentile £13.95 £12.25 £12.45
90th Percentile £81.45 £43.37 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.66 £14.20 £13.96
% change year-on-year +17.29% +1.74% +7.37%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 +16 13 £400 -8.57% 4
Barnsley - 1 - -
SAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 11 (64.71%) Oracle
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
1 11 (64.71%) NetApp
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
1 11 (64.71%) NAS
2 10 (58.82%) EMC
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Google
3 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
3 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (47.06%) NetBackup
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) Finance
5 7 (41.18%) IBM
5 7 (41.18%) Hadoop
6 6 (35.29%) PaaS
6 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) IaaS
7 5 (29.41%) Big Data
7 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
7 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
7 5 (29.41%) Veritas
8 4 (23.53%) Flash
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 4 (23.53%) WAN
8 4 (23.53%) Unix

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 (17.65%) Tomcat
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (35.29%) IaaS
2 6 (35.29%) PaaS
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) NAS
2 4 (23.53%) FCoE
2 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) VSAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Multicast
4 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Hadoop
2 5 (29.41%) Big Data
2 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) NetBackup Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) NAS Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) NetBackup Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Flash
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) iSeries
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (5.88%) VMS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Converged Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) NFS
2 3 (17.65%) SRDF
2 3 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (17.65%) Xen
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) KVM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.76%) CFEngine
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) NetApp
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) EMC
3 9 (52.94%) Google
4 7 (41.18%) IBM
5 5 (29.41%) Veritas
6 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft