Period
to 27 May 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 149 166
Rank change year-on-year +49 +17 -22
Contract jobs citing SAN 24 39 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.13% 0.87% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.74% 7.43% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 23
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £265 £289 £138
90th Percentile £500 £565 £459
England median daily rate £373 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.10 £23.25
% change year-on-year -20.63% +89.68% -33.09%

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 310 525 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.54% 11.74% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 360 433
Median daily rate £375 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £182 £244 £237
90th Percentile £602 £576 £575
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 37 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -4.32% -3.28%
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.65 £12.50
90th Percentile £27.10 £19.65 £46.25
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +0.50%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Yorkshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SAN in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for SAN in Yorkshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SAN in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SAN in Yorkshire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SAN in Yorkshire.

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 2020. 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 +40 10 £375 -16.67%
South Yorkshire +36 8 £475 +22.58% 1
North Yorkshire +5 6 £280 -25.33% 2
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 16 (66.67%) Azure
2 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) VMware
3 11 (45.83%) Puppet
4 10 (41.67%) AWS
4 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
4 10 (41.67%) DevOps
4 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco
5 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 8 (33.33%) GCP
6 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (29.17%) EMC
7 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (25.00%) Google
8 6 (25.00%) HP
8 6 (25.00%) NetApp
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (25.00%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (25.00%) Ansible
8 6 (25.00%) MuleSoft
8 6 (25.00%) API Development

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 6 (25.00%) Confluence
2 5 (20.83%) Anypoint
2 5 (20.83%) Mule
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) Azure
2 10 (41.67%) AWS
3 8 (33.33%) GCP
4 6 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (16.67%) IaaS
6 3 (12.50%) Office 365
7 2 (8.33%) PaaS
8 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (8.33%) SMTP
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP
3 2 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) BGP
4 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.17%) HSRP
4 1 (4.17%) IPv4
4 1 (4.17%) IPv6
4 1 (4.17%) NAS
4 1 (4.17%) OSPF
4 1 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Project Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (12.50%) HP Storage
2 1 (4.17%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) DevOps
1 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (25.00%) API Development
3 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 5 (20.83%) Product Roadmap
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) Project Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
1 2 (8.33%) MCSA
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Puppet
2 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (25.00%) Ansible
3 6 (25.00%) SCCM
4 5 (20.83%) SCOM
4 5 (20.83%) Terraform
5 4 (16.67%) WSUS
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (8.33%) Nagios
8 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) EMC
4 6 (25.00%) Google
4 6 (25.00%) HP
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) MuleSoft
4 6 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) Brocade
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) Ivanti
5 2 (8.33%) Meraki
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
6 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
6 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Nokia
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle