Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 130 132
Rank change year-on-year -17 +2 -36
Contract jobs citing SAN 18 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.55% 0.74% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.41% 5.31% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 32
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £265 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.23% -29.80% +34.82%
10th Percentile £283 £213 £250
90th Percentile £475 £444 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £325 £380
% change year-on-year +30.77% -14.47% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00

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 333 414 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 10.24% 13.85% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 236 301
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £164 £214 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 27
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +32.00% -25.24%
10th Percentile £13.15 £10.89 £10.20
90th Percentile £20.31 £32.88 £28.80
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £16.50 £12.72
% change year-on-year -11.21% +29.77% -23.95%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -10 14 £413 +65.00% 20
Wakefield 0 3 £288 -11.54% 1
Bradford -1 1 - - 2
SAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) NAS
5 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 4 (22.22%) DevOps
6 4 (22.22%) Google
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) MySQL
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (16.67%) Unix
7 3 (16.67%) MCSE
7 3 (16.67%) MCSA
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) Puppet
7 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef

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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) CloudStack
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.56%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) WAN
2 7 (38.89%) LAN
3 5 (27.78%) NAS
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) AMQP
5 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) DMVPN
6 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.56%) HSRP
6 1 (5.56%) IPsec
6 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.56%) MPLS
6 1 (5.56%) SSL
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) VPLS
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 2 (11.11%) Couchbase
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) HBase
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Redis
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
1 2 (11.11%) Law
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Principal Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Workday Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Kafka
1 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Akka
2 1 (5.56%) Dropwizard
2 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) AIX
5 2 (11.11%) Android
5 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.11%) Debian
5 2 (11.11%) HPUX
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) IT Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) Microservices
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) Kotlin
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MCSA
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCDST
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Varnish
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) KVM
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Xen
3 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Cobbler
3 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Google
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Avaya
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.11%) Veritas
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com