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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 17 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 13 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 8.84% 2.75% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 59.09% 14.89% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Average daily rate £320 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £358 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.62% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £23.15
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +40.38%
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
22 47 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.97% 18.43% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 10
Average daily rate £320 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £453 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +158.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 (94.12%) Windows
1 16 (94.12%) Windows Server
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (76.47%) Firewall
4 13 (76.47%) Cisco
5 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (64.71%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (64.71%) EMC
6 11 (64.71%) Palo Alto
7 9 (52.94%) Finance
7 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
9 7 (41.18%) SQL
10 5 (29.41%) High Availability
10 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (29.41%) NAS
11 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (23.53%) Citrix
12 3 (17.65%) IIS
12 3 (17.65%) COM+
12 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
12 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
12 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 3 (17.65%) DHCP
12 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 3 (17.65%) DNS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (29.41%) NAS
4 3 (17.65%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) VLAN
4 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Support Technician
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Technician
1 6 (35.29%) Support Technician
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
1 16 (94.12%) Windows Server
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) High Availability
2 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Document Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Terminal Server
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (17.65%) NetCrunch
2 3 (17.65%) vMotion
3 2 (11.76%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
3 11 (64.71%) EMC
3 11 (64.71%) Palo Alto
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) LANDesk
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Splunk
6 2 (11.76%) Acronis
6 2 (11.76%) Avaya
6 2 (11.76%) Dell
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft