Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 142 107
Rank change year-on-year -1 -35 -30
Contract jobs citing SAN 45 68 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.03% 1.25% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 8.30% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 75
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.85% +10.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £206
90th Percentile £568 £525 £437
England median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £12.50
England median hourly rate £26.25 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.53% -13.64% +10.00%

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 652 819 904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.99% 15.06% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 491 559
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £171 £230 £205
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 76
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% -17.46%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.03 £9.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.13 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
West Yorkshire +5 26 £318 -2.31% 4
South Yorkshire +17 15 £550 +10.00% 1
North Yorkshire +6 3 £313 -6.37%
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Linux
3 17 (37.78%) Windows Server
4 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
5 15 (33.33%) VMware
6 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
6 13 (28.89%) WAN
7 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 12 (26.67%) ITIL
8 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
8 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
8 11 (24.44%) Finance
8 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (22.22%) HP
9 10 (22.22%) Cisco
9 10 (22.22%) LAN
10 9 (20.00%) Unix
10 9 (20.00%) EMC
10 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
11 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
11 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
11 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
11 8 (17.78%) Oracle
11 8 (17.78%) Python
11 8 (17.78%) Perl

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 13 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
3 3 (6.67%) CMS
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) Office 365
4 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) WAN
2 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
3 10 (22.22%) LAN
4 7 (15.56%) DNS
5 6 (13.33%) Firewall
6 5 (11.11%) DHCP
6 5 (11.11%) NAS
7 4 (8.89%) iSCSI
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (6.67%) VLAN
8 3 (6.67%) Wireless
9 2 (4.44%) VPN
9 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.22%) IPsec
10 1 (2.22%) MPLS
10 1 (2.22%) SMS
10 1 (2.22%) SSL
10 1 (2.22%) VoIP
10 1 (2.22%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) DB2
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.89%) DataStage
4 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Law
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Consultant
2 6 (13.33%) Administrator
2 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Server Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.89%) Virtual Team
4 3 (6.67%) Replication
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.22%) Clustering
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Linux
3 17 (37.78%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.00%) Unix
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
6 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.67%) SUSE
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.22%) Solaris
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
6 4 (8.89%) Data Transformation
6 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.44%) Analytics
8 2 (4.44%) Change Control
8 2 (4.44%) Change Management
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.44%) Kanban
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
2 8 (17.78%) Perl
2 8 (17.78%) Python
3 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) MCSE
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) MCSA
3 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.67%) MCDST
3 3 (6.67%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) GCP
2 1 (2.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.67%) vSphere
5 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.22%) XenApp
6 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) WSUS
2 6 (13.33%) SCCM
3 5 (11.11%) Ansible
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.44%) SmoothWall
4 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.22%) Puppet
5 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) VMware
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco
3 10 (22.22%) HP
4 9 (20.00%) EMC
5 8 (17.78%) Oracle
5 8 (17.78%) Sybase
6 7 (15.56%) IBM
7 6 (13.33%) Veeam
7 6 (13.33%) Veritas
8 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 4 (8.89%) Dell
10 3 (6.67%) Avaya
10 3 (6.67%) Citrix
11 2 (4.44%) Brocade
11 2 (4.44%) EqualLogic
11 2 (4.44%) NetApp
11 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
12 1 (2.22%) CyberArk