Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 143 136
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 -36
Contract jobs citing SAN 56 36 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.12% 0.87% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.97% 5.74% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 62
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £213 £161 £213
90th Percentile £464 £431 £536
England median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.69% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 - £12.50
10th Percentile £15.75 - £11.25
90th Percentile £17.25 - £13.75
England median hourly rate £38.75 £33.75 £23.38
% change year-on-year +14.81% +44.39% -24.60%

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 624 627 763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.46% 15.13% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 349 480
Yorkshire median daily rate £417 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £243 £197 £250
90th Percentile £562 £529 £550
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 32 40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.38% +1.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.70 £10.09 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.85 £34.41 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.18 £23.00
% change year-on-year +10.01% -20.96% +15.00%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -6 33 £363 +16.00% 11
North Yorkshire +3 12 £298 -10.19% 6
South Yorkshire -7 7 £413 +135.71% 7
SAN
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 39 (69.64%) Windows
2 34 (60.71%) VMware
3 31 (55.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
6 24 (42.86%) Linux
7 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 21 (37.50%) NAS
8 19 (33.93%) Clustering
9 15 (26.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 13 (23.21%) DNS
12 12 (21.43%) Oracle
12 12 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (19.64%) Migration
14 10 (17.86%) NetBackup
14 10 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (16.07%) Virtual Machines
15 9 (16.07%) Cisco
15 9 (16.07%) HP
15 9 (16.07%) Veritas
16 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 8 (14.29%) SCCM
17 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
17 7 (12.50%) Puppet
17 7 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
17 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.57%) nginx
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.14%) Office 365
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.79%) IaaS
5 1 (1.79%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.79%) PaaS
5 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (37.50%) NAS
1 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 13 (23.21%) DNS
3 7 (12.50%) DHCP
4 6 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (8.93%) LAN
5 5 (8.93%) WAN
6 4 (7.14%) Firewall
7 3 (5.36%) IPsec
7 3 (5.36%) MPLS
7 3 (5.36%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (5.36%) SMTP
7 3 (5.36%) SSH
7 3 (5.36%) SSL
7 3 (5.36%) VPN
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.79%) Internet
9 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Administrator
2 14 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Storage Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (10.71%) Server Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) IT Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) LAMP
1 3 (5.36%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Clustering
2 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.14%) CMDB
3 4 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (7.14%) EMC VNX
3 4 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.14%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Replication
4 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.79%) EPoS
5 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.79%) iSeries
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (69.64%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 24 (42.86%) Linux
4 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.50%) Unix
5 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.71%) HPUX
7 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.14%) AIX
8 4 (7.14%) Solaris
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.57%) SUSE
10 1 (1.79%) VMS
10 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (19.64%) Migration
3 10 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.71%) Storage Management
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL
6 4 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.14%) PLM
6 4 (7.14%) Proactive Management
7 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.36%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (3.57%) Break/Fix
8 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.57%) Change Control
8 2 (3.57%) Coaching
8 2 (3.57%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
8 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.57%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) Java
1 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.57%) C
2 2 (3.57%) C++
2 2 (3.57%) Perl
2 2 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) MCP
2 4 (7.14%) MCSE
3 3 (5.36%) CCNA
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.57%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) MCSA
5 1 (1.79%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 31 (55.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
3 12 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (16.07%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (10.71%) vSphere
7 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (5.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 3 (5.36%) NFS
10 2 (3.57%) Docker
10 2 (3.57%) Firmware
10 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
10 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.79%) KVM
11 1 (1.79%) PowerHA
11 1 (1.79%) SRDF
11 1 (1.79%) Xen
11 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) NetBackup
2 8 (14.29%) SCCM
3 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (12.50%) Puppet
4 5 (8.93%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.93%) vCenter Server
5 3 (5.36%) EMC VPLEX
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
5 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (3.57%) CFEngine
6 2 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.57%) OpenView
6 2 (3.57%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) VMware
2 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.43%) Oracle
4 9 (16.07%) Cisco
4 9 (16.07%) HP
4 9 (16.07%) Veritas
5 7 (12.50%) Brocade
5 7 (12.50%) EMC
5 7 (12.50%) IBM
5 7 (12.50%) NetApp
6 6 (10.71%) Citrix
7 3 (5.36%) Hitachi
7 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.57%) CA
8 2 (3.57%) Veeam
9 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.79%) Isilon
9 1 (1.79%) Meraki
9 1 (1.79%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.79%) Synology