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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 30 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing SAN 12 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.51% 3.33% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 54.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.91 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.07
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +24.56%
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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
24 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.02% 6.11% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 1
Average daily rate £250 £275 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.91 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014, 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco
5 7 (43.75%) EMC
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) VoIP
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (31.25%) MCSE
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
8 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (25.00%) IIS
8 4 (25.00%) COM+
8 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (25.00%) MPLS
8 4 (25.00%) CommVault
9 3 (18.75%) MCSA
9 3 (18.75%) CCNA
9 3 (18.75%) DHCP

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) SAS
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) VoIP
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 2 (12.50%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (6.25%) ICT Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Document Management
3 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Database Security
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (31.25%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) MCSA
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) NetCrunch
2 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) EMC
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) CommVault
5 3 (18.75%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Avaya
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 2 (12.50%) Splunk