Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 140 149
Rank change year-on-year +26 +9 -40
Contract jobs citing SAN 80 45 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.63% 1.02% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.56% 6.75% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 54
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £363 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.69% +9.17%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £213
90th Percentile £548 £568 £525
England median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.88 - £12.50
10th Percentile £14.29 - £11.25
90th Percentile £17.16 - £13.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £26.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year +61.90% +10.53% -13.64%

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 637 667 810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.94% 15.14% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 397 483
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £251 £173 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 41 43
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.92% +1.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.00 £11.05
90th Percentile £26.05 £35.00 £46.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +9.76%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -2 37 £330 +3.94% 21
South Yorkshire +8 26 £400 -27.27% 7
North Yorkshire +8 9 £344 +10.00% 3
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 54 (67.50%) VMware
2 51 (63.75%) Windows
3 34 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (41.25%) Linux
5 31 (38.75%) NetBackup
6 28 (35.00%) Cisco
7 27 (33.75%) NAS
8 26 (32.50%) NetApp
8 26 (32.50%) Veritas
9 25 (31.25%) Active Directory
10 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 24 (30.00%) EMC
10 24 (30.00%) Windows Server
11 23 (28.75%) Oracle
12 22 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (26.25%) TCP/IP
13 21 (26.25%) Clustering
14 20 (25.00%) SQL
15 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
15 19 (23.75%) IBM
15 19 (23.75%) PowerShell
16 18 (22.50%) Google
17 15 (18.75%) Finance
18 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
18 14 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 12 (15.00%) Bash Shell
19 12 (15.00%) DNS
20 11 (13.75%) Migration
20 11 (13.75%) Hadoop

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 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.25%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.25%) Office 365
4 7 (8.75%) IaaS
4 7 (8.75%) PaaS
5 3 (3.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (33.75%) NAS
2 21 (26.25%) TCP/IP
3 12 (15.00%) DNS
4 9 (11.25%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (7.50%) LAN
5 6 (7.50%) WAN
6 5 (6.25%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (5.00%) DHCP
7 4 (5.00%) FCoE
7 4 (5.00%) Skype
7 4 (5.00%) VSAN
8 3 (3.75%) Firewall
8 3 (3.75%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.75%) SMTP
8 3 (3.75%) SSH
9 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.50%) IPsec
9 2 (2.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) Hadoop
2 8 (10.00%) Big Data
3 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.75%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Banking
2 4 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Administrator
2 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) NetBackup Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (11.25%) Storage Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Server Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) AIX Administrator
7 5 (6.25%) IT Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) NetBackup Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Storage Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) Middleware
2 4 (5.00%) Flash
3 3 (3.75%) HTML
3 3 (3.75%) LAMP
3 3 (3.75%) XML
3 3 (3.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) Clustering
2 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.00%) CMDB
3 4 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.75%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.75%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) iSeries
5 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) EPoS
6 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (63.75%) Windows
2 33 (41.25%) Linux
3 24 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (11.25%) Unix
5 7 (8.75%) Solaris
6 6 (7.50%) AIX
6 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.25%) HPUX
8 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.50%) SUSE
11 1 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.25%) VMS
11 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (13.75%) Migration
3 8 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.50%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (6.25%) Change Management
6 5 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (6.25%) ITIL
6 5 (6.25%) Patch Management
7 4 (5.00%) Converged Infrastructure
7 4 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (5.00%) DevOps
7 4 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.00%) PLM
7 4 (5.00%) Proactive Management
7 4 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.00%) Storage Management
7 4 (5.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) SQL
2 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
2 19 (23.75%) PowerShell
3 12 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (8.75%) Java
5 1 (1.25%) Python
5 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.00%) MCP
2 4 (5.00%) MCSE
3 3 (3.75%) CCNA
3 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) Degree
5 1 (1.25%) MCSA
5 1 (1.25%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 34 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (8.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (6.25%) NFS
6 5 (6.25%) vSphere
7 4 (5.00%) SRDF
7 4 (5.00%) Xen
8 3 (3.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (3.75%) Firmware
9 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.25%) Docker
10 1 (1.25%) KVM
10 1 (1.25%) PowerHA
10 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (38.75%) NetBackup
2 11 (13.75%) SCCM
3 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (7.50%) vCenter Server
5 5 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (5.00%) Puppet
6 4 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (3.75%) EMC VPLEX
7 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (2.50%) Nagios
8 2 (2.50%) OpenView
8 2 (2.50%) WSUS
9 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.25%) SCDPM
9 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (67.50%) VMware
2 28 (35.00%) Cisco
3 26 (32.50%) NetApp
3 26 (32.50%) Veritas
4 24 (30.00%) EMC
4 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 23 (28.75%) Oracle
6 19 (23.75%) IBM
7 18 (22.50%) Google
8 7 (8.75%) HP
9 6 (7.50%) Brocade
10 4 (5.00%) IronPort
10 4 (5.00%) Symantec
11 3 (3.75%) MuleSoft
12 2 (2.50%) Citrix
12 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.50%) Veeam
13 1 (1.25%) CA
13 1 (1.25%) SonicWALL