The first table below looks at the demand for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East Sussex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 37 14 38
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs citing SAN 1 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.33% 7.62% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 50.00% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate £351 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.60% 15.24% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 13
Average daily rate £350 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 6
Average hourly rate £21.31 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.33 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.33 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SAN
South East

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the East Sussex region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the East Sussex region.

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

SAN
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) vSphere
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) MCSE
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
6 2 (28.57%) NetApp
6 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) IronPort
7 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
7 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) MCITP
7 1 (14.29%) WSUS
7 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Storage Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Server Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Server Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Storage Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) IronPort
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) StorageTek
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec