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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 40 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.70% 1.49% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.91% 23.08% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £326 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.26% -6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £337 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -2.32%
SAN
East Sussex

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
44 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 16.99% 6.47% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 6
Average daily rate £400 £313 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £340 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Average hourly rate £36.25 £10.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+262.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 12 (66.67%) VMware
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (50.00%) VoIP
6 8 (44.44%) ITIL
6 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) Avaya
7 7 (38.89%) DNS
7 7 (38.89%) DHCP
7 7 (38.89%) Clustering
7 7 (38.89%) Firewall
8 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (33.33%) CCNA
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (33.33%) NAS
9 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
9 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
9 5 (27.78%) vCloud
9 5 (27.78%) HP
9 5 (27.78%) EMC
9 5 (27.78%) SAS
9 5 (27.78%) MCSE
9 5 (27.78%) SQL

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) SAS
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) VoIP
2 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) DHCP
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (33.33%) NAS
4 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
5 4 (22.22%) VLAN
6 2 (11.11%) MPLS
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Network Support
6 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (22.22%) Document Management
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (16.67%) MSF
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VBScript
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (33.33%) CCNA
2 5 (27.78%) MCSE
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) MCTS
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
2 2 (11.11%) NetCrunch
3 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Avaya
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) EMC
5 4 (22.22%) Juniper
5 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 2 (11.11%) CommVault
6 2 (11.11%) Splunk