The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 12 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing SAN 31 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 11.52% 4.92% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 79.49% 50.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £256 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.91 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.48 £26.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+11.24% +13.97%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.50% 9.85% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 7
Average daily rate £330 £250 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -0.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £305 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.91 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Brighton region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Brighton region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN.

1 44 (93.62%) VMware
2 37 (78.72%) Windows
3 36 (76.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (68.09%) Active Directory
5 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (48.94%) MS Exchange
7 21 (44.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (38.30%) DNS
9 17 (36.17%) DHCP
10 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
10 16 (34.04%) VLAN
11 15 (31.91%) Fibre Channel
11 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
11 15 (31.91%) LAN
12 14 (29.79%) SharePoint
12 14 (29.79%) SQL
12 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
12 14 (29.79%) IIS
12 14 (29.79%) IaaS
12 14 (29.79%) NAS
12 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (27.66%) SaaS
13 13 (27.66%) PaaS
13 13 (27.66%) vCloud
13 13 (27.66%) Cisco
13 13 (27.66%) Service Delivery
13 13 (27.66%) vMotion
14 12 (25.53%) Finance
14 12 (25.53%) WLAN

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing SAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (48.94%) MS Exchange
2 21 (44.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (29.79%) IIS
3 14 (29.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.13%) Lync
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) IaaS
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (27.66%) SaaS
2 13 (27.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) DNS
2 17 (36.17%) DHCP
3 16 (34.04%) VLAN
4 15 (31.91%) Fibre Channel
4 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
4 15 (31.91%) LAN
5 14 (29.79%) NAS
6 12 (25.53%) WLAN
7 7 (14.89%) iSCSI
7 7 (14.89%) Firewall
8 5 (10.64%) VPN
9 3 (6.38%) WAN
9 3 (6.38%) VoIP
9 3 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.26%) Network Security
11 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
11 1 (2.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Server Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.64%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Server Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Support Technician
8 2 (4.26%) Network Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Technician
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Support Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Storage Administrator
9 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Wintel Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.64%) EqualLogic
3 4 (8.51%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) UNIX
5 2 (4.26%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Service Delivery
2 11 (23.40%) Migration
3 7 (14.89%) Change Control
4 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.38%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL
6 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.26%) Information Security
7 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.13%) ISMS
7 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.13%) MSF
7 1 (2.13%) SIEM
7 1 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.26%) CCNA
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) MCTS
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (76.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (68.09%) Active Directory
3 13 (27.66%) vCloud
4 5 (10.64%) vSphere
4 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.51%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) vMotion
2 7 (14.89%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (6.38%) SCCM
4 2 (4.26%) NetCrunch
5 1 (2.13%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (93.62%) VMware
2 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.66%) Cisco
4 10 (21.28%) EMC
5 8 (17.02%) HP
6 7 (14.89%) Veeam
7 6 (12.77%) Dell
7 6 (12.77%) Citrix
8 5 (10.64%) CommVault
9 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.26%) LANDesk
10 2 (4.26%) Splunk
11 1 (2.13%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.13%) NetApp
11 1 (2.13%) Avaya
11 1 (2.13%) Juniper