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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 48 39 39
Rank change year-on-year -9 0  
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.50% 3.17% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.07% 17.89% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Median daily rate £425 £408 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £378 £375
% change year-on-year -7.28% +0.66%  
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 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 99 95 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 21.20% 17.69% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 56 49
Median daily rate £475 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £159 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.51 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.54% -30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 -4 5 £475 +14.45%
SAN
Yorkshire

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

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

1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) VMware
3 14 (66.67%) NetApp
4 11 (52.38%) EMC
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) NAS
5 10 (47.62%) IBM
6 9 (42.86%) Veritas
6 9 (42.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco
7 8 (38.10%) NFS
7 8 (38.10%) Solaris
7 8 (38.10%) Linux
7 8 (38.10%) SCCM
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (33.33%) SUSE
8 7 (33.33%) Oracle
8 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (33.33%) DNS
8 7 (33.33%) Unix
8 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 7 (33.33%) SRDF
9 6 (28.57%) Veritas File System
9 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 6 (28.57%) Sun
9 6 (28.57%) AIX

SAN
Top Related 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) DataSynapse
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) NAS
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (28.57%) LDAP
4 5 (23.81%) VoIP
5 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.76%) Broadband
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) FCoE
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall
6 1 (4.76%) HTTP
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
6 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.76%) Multicast
6 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.76%) VLAN
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) HBase
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (23.81%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
6 2 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) ICT Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) ICT Support
6 2 (9.52%) ICT Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Rendezvous
2 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) WAP
2 1 (4.76%) WSH
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 6 (28.57%) Symmetrix
2 5 (23.81%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Solaris
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (33.33%) SUSE
3 7 (33.33%) Unix
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (28.57%) AIX
5 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (19.05%) VMS
7 1 (4.76%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Adaptive Security
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.76%) SIEM
4 1 (4.76%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Perl
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 8 (38.10%) NFS
3 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (33.33%) SRDF
4 6 (28.57%) Veritas File System
5 5 (23.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (14.29%) vSphere
7 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
7 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
8 1 (4.76%) KVM
8 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
8 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (4.76%) Xen
8 1 (4.76%) XenApp
8 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.76%) DameWare
3 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) NetApp
3 11 (52.38%) EMC
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (47.62%) IBM
5 9 (42.86%) Veritas
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle
7 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 6 (28.57%) Sun
9 4 (19.05%) HP
10 3 (14.29%) Sophos
11 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
11 1 (4.76%) Citrix
11 1 (4.76%) Intel
11 1 (4.76%) Juniper
11 1 (4.76%) Mitel
11 1 (4.76%) Sybase
11 1 (4.76%) Symantec
11 1 (4.76%) TIBCO