Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 19 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 135 125
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 +7
Contract jobs citing SAN 35 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.06% 0.63% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 5.64% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 28
West Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £323 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +25.24% -31.33%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £213
90th Percentile £375 £471 £412
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £375 £305
% change year-on-year -6.67% +22.95% -18.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 420 337 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.67% 11.10% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 202 260
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £298 £158 £213
90th Percentile £625 £588 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 18
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.58 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.97% -5.97% +10.71%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.86 £10.76
90th Percentile £23.44 £25.00 £32.88
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 West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in West Yorkshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in West Yorkshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in West Yorkshire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in West Yorkshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Leeds +17 31 £300 -20.00% 9
Wakefield 0 1 - - 4
Bradford - 1 - - 2
Halifax - 1 - - 2
Huddersfield - 1 £275 - 2
SAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 17 (48.57%) Veritas
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) VMware
3 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) Office 365
4 13 (37.14%) Cisco
5 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
5 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
6 11 (31.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 11 (31.43%) Skype
6 11 (31.43%) Threat Management
6 11 (31.43%) Skype for Business
6 11 (31.43%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (31.43%) IronPort
6 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (31.43%) Symantec
6 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (31.43%) Linux
6 11 (31.43%) SharePoint
6 11 (31.43%) MS Visio
6 11 (31.43%) NetBackup
7 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
8 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
9 8 (22.86%) Clustering
10 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (20.00%) NAS
10 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 11 (31.43%) SharePoint
1 11 (31.43%) Skype for Business
2 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Project
1 11 (31.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Office 365
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco IOS
1 11 (31.43%) Skype
2 7 (20.00%) NAS
2 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.86%) ADSL
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Administrator
1 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) AIX Administrator
2 6 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Server Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) VMWare Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) CMDB
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 11 (31.43%) Linux
4 6 (17.14%) AIX
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) SUSE
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Threat Management
2 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.43%) PLM
4 4 (11.43%) Proactive Management
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Storage Management
6 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) MCP
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (11.43%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (8.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.86%) Firmware
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) PowerHA
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) NetBackup
1 11 (31.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) Nagios
4 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Veritas
2 16 (45.71%) VMware
3 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (37.14%) Cisco
5 11 (31.43%) IronPort
5 11 (31.43%) Symantec
6 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.86%) Veeam