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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 25 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.14% 2.44% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.82% 50.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£208 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.60% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £295 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £335 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
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 £28.63 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +21.95%
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 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.87% 4.88% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
Average daily rate £275 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.91 £10.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.10% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
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%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
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%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ICT Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
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%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Document Management
3 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Database Security
4 1 (6.25%) Service 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%) MCSE
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (18.75%) MCSA
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
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%) SolarWinds
6 2 (12.50%) Splunk
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Avaya
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper