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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 25 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 7.08% - 4.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% - 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+23.63% +1.85%
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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
30 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.15% 10.00% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Average daily rate £350 £225 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -38.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £134 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £22.06 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
1 17 (77.27%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (40.91%) iSCSI
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 8 (36.36%) VoIP
5 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) Avaya
6 6 (27.27%) Clustering
6 6 (27.27%) Change Management
7 5 (22.73%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) DNS
7 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
7 5 (22.73%) IIS
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 4 (18.18%) DHCP
8 4 (18.18%) CCNA
8 4 (18.18%) Dell
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) IIS
3 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) SAS
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) iSCSI
2 8 (36.36%) VoIP
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 4 (18.18%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) NAS
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security
5 2 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support
4 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) EqualLogic
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 4 (18.18%) MSF
3 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Document Management
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) ISMS
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCNA
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.64%) vSphere
4 3 (13.64%) vCloud
5 2 (9.09%) XenApp
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) vMotion
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Avaya
4 4 (18.18%) Dell
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) Veeam
5 3 (13.64%) EMC
5 3 (13.64%) CommVault
6 2 (9.09%) Juniper
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.55%) NetApp