Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 133 136
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -28
Contract jobs citing SAN 38 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.11% 0.82% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.50% 5.97% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 35
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £268 £270 £213
90th Percentile £488 £447 £483
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 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 400 402 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.65% 13.74% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 217 276
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £584 £543 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +0.91% +2.81% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 19
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.51 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.23% +5.19% -13.89%
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.40 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.23 £28.30 £21.78
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 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 18 October 2018.

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 18 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
Leeds +6 23 £350 +1.45% 8
Bradford -9 7 £400 +28.00% 4
Wakefield -1 4 £328 +6.94% 4
Halifax - 1 - - 2
Otley - 1 £350 -
SAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) VMware
3 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
5 15 (39.47%) Linux
6 14 (36.84%) Clustering
7 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
8 12 (31.58%) NAS
8 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (26.32%) Migration
10 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 8 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (18.42%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (18.42%) Storage Management
11 7 (18.42%) IBM
11 7 (18.42%) Veritas
12 6 (15.79%) HP
12 6 (15.79%) Cisco
12 6 (15.79%) AIX
12 6 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (13.16%) Brocade
13 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (13.16%) Firewall
13 5 (13.16%) EMC
14 4 (10.53%) EMC VMAX

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 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.26%) nginx
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Office 365
3 2 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) NAS
2 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.16%) Firewall
4 3 (7.89%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.26%) IPsec
5 2 (5.26%) MPLS
5 2 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) ADSL
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.63%) DNS
6 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.63%) LAN
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security
6 1 (2.63%) SSL
6 1 (2.63%) VoIP
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
2 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Administrator
1 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) AIX Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) IT Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Server Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) CMDB
2 4 (10.53%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (7.89%) EMC VNX
3 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Replication
4 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (39.47%) Linux
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.79%) AIX
6 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.89%) HPUX
8 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (5.26%) SUSE
10 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (26.32%) Migration
3 8 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (18.42%) Storage Management
5 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.53%) PLM
6 4 (10.53%) Proactive Management
7 2 (5.26%) Break/Fix
7 2 (5.26%) Change Control
7 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.26%) Statistics
7 2 (5.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 1 (2.63%) Antivirus Management
8 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.63%) ERP
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.26%) Python
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) MCP
2 3 (7.89%) CCNA
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.26%) BC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.42%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (7.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (7.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (5.26%) Docker
7 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.26%) NFS
7 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (5.26%) vSphere
8 1 (2.63%) Firmware
8 1 (2.63%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) EMC VPLEX
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Tivoli
2 3 (7.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 2 (5.26%) SCDPM
3 2 (5.26%) vCenter Server
3 2 (5.26%) WSUS
4 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.63%) OpenView
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) VMware
2 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.42%) IBM
3 7 (18.42%) Veritas
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco
4 6 (15.79%) HP
5 5 (13.16%) Brocade
5 5 (13.16%) EMC
6 3 (7.89%) Hitachi
6 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.89%) Veeam
7 2 (5.26%) CA
7 2 (5.26%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) Apple
8 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.63%) IronPort
8 1 (2.63%) SAP
8 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.63%) Symantec