Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 128 113
Rank change year-on-year +1 -15 -26
Contract jobs citing SAN 26 42 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.86% 1.15% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.53% 8.66% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 37
West Yorkshire median daily rate £318 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.31% +1.56% +16.36%
10th Percentile £274 £213 £270
90th Percentile £480 £483 £436
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £328 £300
% change year-on-year +10.69% +9.17% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £12.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £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 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 398 485 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.17% 13.33% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 289 352
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £200 £229 £248
90th Percentile £543 £551 £537
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 39
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -2.51%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £22.18 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% -15.07%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 14 £400 +23.08% 4
Wakefield -1 4 £306 -5.77%
Bradford +18 3 £313 +35.87%
Pudsey - 2 £400 -
SAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 12 (46.15%) VMware
4 11 (42.31%) WAN
5 10 (38.46%) ITIL
5 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 10 (38.46%) LAN
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (23.08%) SCCM
9 6 (23.08%) WSUS
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) Finance
10 5 (19.23%) Firewall
10 5 (19.23%) Migration
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
11 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
11 4 (15.38%) Veeam
11 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (15.38%) HP
11 4 (15.38%) Dell
11 4 (15.38%) EMC
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (15.38%) DHCP

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 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.54%) CMS
3 3 (11.54%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) WAN
2 10 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 5 (19.23%) Firewall
4 4 (15.38%) DHCP
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (11.54%) iSCSI
5 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.69%) VLAN
6 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) Wireless
7 1 (3.85%) DMVPN
7 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.85%) HSRP
7 1 (3.85%) IPsec
7 1 (3.85%) MPLS
7 1 (3.85%) SSL
7 1 (3.85%) VPLS
7 1 (3.85%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Law
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Server Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Virtual Team
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Coaching
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Hardware Maintenance
6 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.85%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) MCSA
1 4 (15.38%) MCSE
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCDST
2 3 (11.54%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
1 6 (23.08%) WSUS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.69%) SmoothWall
2 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) Dell
4 4 (15.38%) EMC
4 4 (15.38%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Veeam
5 3 (11.54%) Avaya
6 2 (7.69%) Brocade
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix
6 2 (7.69%) EqualLogic
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
6 2 (7.69%) Veritas
7 1 (3.85%) Apple
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) SAP