Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 125 130
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 -26
Contract jobs citing SAN 28 23 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.82% 0.82% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.61% 5.94% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 35
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £345 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.32% - +15.00%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £250
90th Percentile £525 £438 £483
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.19% +22.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £17.39 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £17.39 £12.50
% change year-on-year -5.12% +39.12% +19.05%

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 368 387 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 10.84% 13.73% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 206 305
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £540 £552
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 24
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £11.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% +19.58% -40.63%
10th Percentile £12.70 £9.40 £10.20
90th Percentile £33.85 £37.43 £16.32
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +26.76% +1.43% -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -22 13 £463 +34.06% 11
Bradford -7 7 £400 +6.67%
Wakefield -1 4 £328 +6.94% 3
Otley - 1 £350 -
SAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) VMware
3 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (39.29%) NAS
4 11 (39.29%) Clustering
5 9 (32.14%) Migration
5 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
6 7 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (21.43%) IBM
7 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 6 (21.43%) HP
7 6 (21.43%) EMC
8 5 (17.86%) Firewall
8 5 (17.86%) Retail
8 5 (17.86%) Brocade
8 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (14.29%) EMC VNX
9 4 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (14.29%) Proactive Management
9 4 (14.29%) Storage Management
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) nginx
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (10.71%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) NAS
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
4 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.14%) IPsec
5 2 (7.14%) MPLS
5 2 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (3.57%) DNS
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.57%) SSL
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Big Data
2 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) IT Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Server Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Backup Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) SAN Storage Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) CMDB
2 4 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (14.29%) EMC VNX
3 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.71%) Public Cloud
4 2 (7.14%) Replication
5 1 (3.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) HPUX
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Unix
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (32.14%) Migration
3 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.29%) PLM
4 4 (14.29%) Proactive Management
4 4 (14.29%) Storage Management
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Break/Fix
6 2 (7.14%) Change Control
6 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.14%) Statistics
7 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.57%) Coaching
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 1 (3.57%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.71%) Python
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) BC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) CCNA
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (3.57%) VCP5
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (10.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (7.14%) Docker
6 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.14%) NFS
6 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) EMC VPLEX
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (7.14%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.57%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.57%) OpenView
4 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) VMware
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) EMC
3 6 (21.43%) HP
3 6 (21.43%) IBM
4 5 (17.86%) Brocade
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (10.71%) CA
6 3 (10.71%) Hitachi
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.14%) Veeam
8 1 (3.57%) Apple
8 1 (3.57%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.57%) Google
8 1 (3.57%) Isilon
8 1 (3.57%) QNAP
8 1 (3.57%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (3.57%) Synology