Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 150 132
Rank change year-on-year -8 -18 -42
Contract jobs citing SAN 46 34 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.93% 0.81% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.15% 5.36% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 63
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.94% +42.86%
10th Percentile £159 £160 £258
90th Percentile £513 £469 £538
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £17.39 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +39.12% +19.05%
England median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +1.82% +2.80% -6.96%

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 643 634 786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.94% 15.07% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 335 481
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £227 £250 £244
90th Percentile £550 £543 £550
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £12.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% +15.01% -27.96%
10th Percentile £13.88 £10.73 £10.20
90th Percentile £43.63 £30.31 £42.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -26.00% +21.95%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -22 27 £400 +6.67% 16
North Yorkshire +6 12 £298 -15.00% 6
South Yorkshire -10 7 £266 +52.14% 2
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) VMware
3 21 (45.65%) Linux
4 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
6 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
6 16 (34.78%) NAS
6 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
7 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
8 12 (26.09%) Oracle
8 12 (26.09%) HP
9 10 (21.74%) Puppet
10 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
10 9 (19.57%) Migration
10 9 (19.57%) Unix
10 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
11 8 (17.39%) Cisco
11 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
11 8 (17.39%) Clustering
11 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (15.22%) Brocade
12 7 (15.22%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (15.22%) DNS
12 7 (15.22%) EMC
12 7 (15.22%) NetApp
12 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
12 7 (15.22%) HPUX
12 7 (15.22%) ITIL

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 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.52%) nginx
3 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.17%) CloudStack
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.70%) Office 365
4 3 (6.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (6.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.35%) IaaS
6 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.17%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.17%) PaaS
6 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) NAS
2 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 7 (15.22%) DNS
4 6 (13.04%) Firewall
4 6 (13.04%) LAN
4 6 (13.04%) WAN
5 5 (10.87%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (8.70%) DHCP
7 3 (6.52%) IPsec
7 3 (6.52%) MPLS
7 3 (6.52%) Skype
7 3 (6.52%) VPN
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (4.35%) SMTP
8 2 (4.35%) SSH
8 2 (4.35%) SSL
9 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) MySQL
3 4 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.52%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.17%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.17%) DB2
6 1 (2.17%) HBase
6 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Military
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Administrator
3 6 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (8.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Installations Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Storage Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) LAMP
2 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.17%) Akka
2 1 (2.17%) Dropwizard
2 1 (2.17%) Kafka
2 1 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.39%) Clustering
3 5 (10.87%) Public Cloud
4 4 (8.70%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (8.70%) EMC VNX
5 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.35%) Replication
6 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.17%) CMDB
7 1 (2.17%) EPoS
7 1 (2.17%) iSeries
7 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Linux
3 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
4 9 (19.57%) Unix
5 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (15.22%) HPUX
7 5 (10.87%) Solaris
8 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.35%) AIX
10 2 (4.35%) Debian
10 2 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (2.17%) Android
11 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Migration
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (8.70%) DevOps
3 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (6.52%) Network Design
5 2 (4.35%) Break/Fix
5 2 (4.35%) Change Control
5 2 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.35%) Software Delivery
5 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.35%) Statistics
6 1 (2.17%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (2.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.87%) Python
3 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.70%) Java
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) C
4 2 (4.35%) C++
4 2 (4.35%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
4 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) BC Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.52%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) CCNA
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (2.17%) VCP5
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.22%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.70%) vSphere
6 3 (6.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (6.52%) NFS
7 2 (4.35%) Docker
7 2 (4.35%) KVM
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (4.35%) Xen
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.17%) SRDF
8 1 (2.17%) Varnish
8 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Puppet
2 7 (15.22%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.04%) NetBackup
4 4 (8.70%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (8.70%) SCCM
5 3 (6.52%) Ansible
5 3 (6.52%) EMC VPLEX
5 3 (6.52%) Tivoli
5 3 (6.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (4.35%) CFEngine
6 2 (4.35%) Cobbler
6 2 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (4.35%) SCDPM
6 2 (4.35%) SCOM
6 2 (4.35%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) VMware
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.09%) HP
3 12 (26.09%) Oracle
4 8 (17.39%) Cisco
5 7 (15.22%) Brocade
5 7 (15.22%) EMC
5 7 (15.22%) NetApp
6 6 (13.04%) IBM
7 5 (10.87%) Citrix
8 4 (8.70%) Google
8 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.52%) CA
9 3 (6.52%) Hitachi
9 3 (6.52%) Veritas
10 2 (4.35%) Remedy
10 2 (4.35%) Veeam
11 1 (2.17%) F5
11 1 (2.17%) Isilon
11 1 (2.17%) Lumension