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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 28 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 11 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.91% - 8.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.38% - 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +3.00%
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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
32 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.29% 8.15% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 5
Average daily rate £325 £269 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -10.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £39.25 £21.61 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.62% +2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £17.04 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £22.50 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
4 7 (46.67%) VoIP
4 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) Avaya
5 6 (40.00%) Clustering
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) DHCP
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) IIS
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (26.67%) CCNA
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) NAS
7 4 (26.67%) MSF
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) vCloud
8 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (20.00%) SAS
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) VoIP
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) NAS
4 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) MSF
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Document Management
4 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) vCloud
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) vMotion
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Avaya
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix