Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 May 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 141 121
Rank change year-on-year -24 -20 -6
Contract jobs citing SAN 31 42 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.64% 0.99% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.02% 6.75% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 62
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.28% +25.83%
10th Percentile £138 £158 £250
90th Percentile £459 £469 £488
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £17.39 -
England median hourly rate £23.25 £34.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year -33.09% -17.26% +40.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 617 622 765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.68% 14.65% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 345 464
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +22.14%
10th Percentile £237 £257 £244
90th Percentile £575 £548 £550
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 49
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.20 £16.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.28% +19.64% -20.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.75 £10.20
90th Percentile £46.25 £33.63 £41.80
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Yorkshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Yorkshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Yorkshire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Yorkshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
West Yorkshire -17 19 £400 +6.67% 13
North Yorkshire -2 6 £273 -22.14% 6
South Yorkshire -17 6 £145 -46.79% 2
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 11 (35.48%) NAS
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
6 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
6 9 (29.03%) VMware
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
7 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (25.81%) HP
8 7 (22.58%) Unix
8 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
8 7 (22.58%) Puppet
9 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (19.35%) MySQL
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle
10 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
10 5 (16.13%) LAN
10 5 (16.13%) WAN
10 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (16.13%) Migration
10 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (12.90%) DevOps
11 4 (12.90%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (12.90%) Firewall
11 4 (12.90%) Google

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.68%) nginx
3 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
4 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.23%) CloudStack
5 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (9.68%) Office 365
4 2 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (6.45%) IaaS
5 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (3.23%) OneDrive
5 1 (3.23%) PaaS
5 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) NAS
2 5 (16.13%) LAN
2 5 (16.13%) WAN
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
4 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 3 (9.68%) DNS
4 3 (9.68%) Skype
4 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) AMQP
5 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.23%) 4G
6 1 (3.23%) IPsec
6 1 (3.23%) MPLS
6 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.23%) SSL
6 1 (3.23%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) VPN
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) Couchbase
4 2 (6.45%) HBase
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Redis
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.45%) Games
1 2 (6.45%) Military
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (9.68%) Installations Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Backup Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Kafka
1 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (6.45%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.23%) Akka
2 1 (3.23%) Dropwizard
2 1 (3.23%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
4 7 (22.58%) Unix
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) HPUX
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.45%) AIX
7 2 (6.45%) Android
7 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.45%) Debian
7 2 (6.45%) Solaris
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (16.13%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) DevOps
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (9.68%) Network Design
4 2 (6.45%) BDD
4 2 (6.45%) Data Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (6.45%) IT Strategy
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Kanban
4 2 (6.45%) Microservices
4 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.45%) SOA
4 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
2 4 (12.90%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) C
4 2 (6.45%) C++
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) BC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) Varnish
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.23%) Docker
6 1 (3.23%) KVM
6 1 (3.23%) NFS
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.23%) Xen
6 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.68%) Ansible
3 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
3 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (6.45%) CFEngine
4 2 (6.45%) Cobbler
4 2 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) SCDPM
4 2 (6.45%) SCOM
5 1 (3.23%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) HP
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 4 (12.90%) Google
5 4 (12.90%) NetApp
6 3 (9.68%) Hitachi
6 3 (9.68%) IBM
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.45%) CA
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco
7 2 (6.45%) EMC
7 2 (6.45%) F5
7 2 (6.45%) Remedy
8 1 (3.23%) Isilon
8 1 (3.23%) Lumension
8 1 (3.23%) Meraki
8 1 (3.23%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (3.23%) Synology