Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 155 151
Rank change year-on-year +36 -4 -16
Contract jobs citing SAN 81 35 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.66% 0.76% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.84% 5.79% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 32
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +34.92% -17.11%
10th Percentile £219 £225 £179
90th Percentile £450 £565 £461
England median daily rate £388 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -3.13% +5.26% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £18.11 £33.50
% change year-on-year +148.55% -45.96% +21.82%

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 631 605 685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.93% 13.18% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 402 394
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +1.23% +1.88%
10th Percentile £252 £190 £227
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 36 37
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% -13.82% +33.70%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.38 £11.54
90th Percentile £22.13 £32.24 £33.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% -6.98% -2.27%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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
South Yorkshire +2 32 £375 -24.05% 9
West Yorkshire +20 31 £300 -21.31% 20
North Yorkshire +4 6 £306 +4.26% 2
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 46 (56.79%) VMware
2 45 (55.56%) Windows
3 34 (41.98%) Cisco
3 34 (41.98%) NetBackup
4 33 (40.74%) Veritas
5 27 (33.33%) NetApp
6 26 (32.10%) EMC
6 26 (32.10%) Linux
7 24 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
8 23 (28.40%) SQL
9 21 (25.93%) JavaScript
10 20 (24.69%) IBM
10 20 (24.69%) Google
10 20 (24.69%) PowerShell
10 20 (24.69%) NAS
11 19 (23.46%) Finance
11 19 (23.46%) Oracle
12 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 18 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (20.99%) Office 365
13 17 (20.99%) Windows Server
14 14 (17.28%) Bash Shell
15 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
15 12 (14.81%) Symantec
15 12 (14.81%) SharePoint
16 11 (13.58%) MS Visio
16 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Project
16 11 (13.58%) DNS

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 12 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.58%) Skype for Business
3 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.47%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Project
1 11 (13.58%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (20.99%) Office 365
3 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (9.88%) IaaS
5 7 (8.64%) PaaS
6 3 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.23%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) NAS
2 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 11 (13.58%) Cisco IOS
3 11 (13.58%) DNS
3 11 (13.58%) Skype
4 7 (8.64%) LAN
5 6 (7.41%) DHCP
5 6 (7.41%) Firewall
6 5 (6.17%) iSCSI
6 5 (6.17%) WAN
7 4 (4.94%) FCoE
7 4 (4.94%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (4.94%) VSAN
8 3 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.70%) VLAN
9 2 (2.47%) ADSL
9 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.47%) SMTP
9 2 (2.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) Hadoop
2 7 (8.64%) Big Data
2 7 (8.64%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.64%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) NetBackup Engineer
2 12 (14.81%) Administrator
3 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Consultant
4 9 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.17%) NetBackup Specialist
6 4 (4.94%) AIX Administrator
6 4 (4.94%) Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) NetApp Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) SAN Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) Server Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) IT Administrator
7 3 (3.70%) SAN Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Storage Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) Middleware
2 4 (4.94%) Flash
3 3 (3.70%) HTML
3 3 (3.70%) XML
3 3 (3.70%) XSLT
4 1 (1.23%) LAMP
4 1 (1.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Clustering
1 9 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.47%) User Experience
2 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.23%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.23%) Handset
3 1 (1.23%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.23%) iSeries
3 1 (1.23%) IVR
3 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.23%) Replication
3 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (55.56%) Windows
2 26 (32.10%) Linux
3 17 (20.99%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.64%) Unix
7 4 (4.94%) AIX
7 4 (4.94%) Solaris
8 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.47%) SUSE
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.23%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.23%) HPUX
10 1 (1.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.58%) Threat Management
3 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (11.11%) Change Management
4 9 (11.11%) Migration
5 8 (9.88%) DevOps
6 7 (8.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (8.64%) Patch Management
7 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.17%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.17%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (4.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.94%) Converged Infrastructure
8 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.40%) SQL
2 21 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 20 (24.69%) PowerShell
4 14 (17.28%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) MCP
3 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.47%) MCSE
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 24 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (8.64%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (3.70%) NFS
6 3 (3.70%) SRDF
6 3 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.70%) vSphere
6 3 (3.70%) Xen
7 2 (2.47%) Firmware
7 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.47%) XenApp
8 1 (1.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.23%) KVM
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (41.98%) NetBackup
2 11 (13.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 10 (12.35%) SCCM
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.70%) SCOM
5 3 (3.70%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.47%) Nagios
6 2 (2.47%) vMotion
7 1 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.23%) OpenView
7 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.23%) Puppet
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.23%) SnapMirror
7 1 (1.23%) WSUS
7 1 (1.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 46 (56.79%) VMware
2 34 (41.98%) Cisco
3 33 (40.74%) Veritas
4 27 (33.33%) NetApp
5 26 (32.10%) EMC
6 20 (24.69%) Google
6 20 (24.69%) IBM
7 19 (23.46%) Oracle
8 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 12 (14.81%) Symantec
10 11 (13.58%) IronPort
11 7 (8.64%) HP
12 3 (3.70%) MuleSoft
13 2 (2.47%) Citrix
13 2 (2.47%) Veeam
14 1 (1.23%) Aruba
14 1 (1.23%) Avaya
14 1 (1.23%) Forcepoint
14 1 (1.23%) Fortinet
14 1 (1.23%) Sophos