The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 40 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.19% 0.24% 3.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 2.86% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 18
Average daily rate
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£279 £290 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £290 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £25.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +17.64%
SAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 35 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.51% 8.43% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 44
Average daily rate £295 £450 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £552 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £38.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.29% +89.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

SAN
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley - 3 - - 2
Worthing 0 1 - -
East Grinstead - 1 £263 -
Gatwick - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - - 3
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
4 14 (53.85%) Linux
4 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (50.00%) VMware
5 13 (50.00%) MCSE
5 13 (50.00%) MCP
5 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (50.00%) SCCM
6 12 (46.15%) ITIL
6 12 (46.15%) SQL
7 11 (42.31%) CCNA
7 11 (42.31%) Firewall
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (38.46%) Wireless
8 10 (38.46%) McAfee
8 10 (38.46%) CISSP
8 10 (38.46%) MS Visio
8 10 (38.46%) IIS
8 10 (38.46%) MS Office
8 10 (38.46%) Qualys
8 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
8 10 (38.46%) Nessus
8 10 (38.46%) CEH
8 10 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (38.46%) Coaching
9 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 10 (38.46%) IIS
2 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) Lync
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Office
1 10 (38.46%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 10 (38.46%) Wireless
4 4 (15.38%) IP Telephony
4 4 (15.38%) LAN
4 4 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) SNMP
6 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) DB2
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Security Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) IT Security Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) UNIX
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
2 10 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
2 10 (38.46%) Coaching
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (50.00%) MCP
2 13 (50.00%) MCSE
3 11 (42.31%) CCNA
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (38.46%) CISSP
4 10 (38.46%) CEH
5 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.85%) MCITP
6 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) vSphere
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) SCCM
2 10 (38.46%) Nessus
3 2 (7.69%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.85%) WSUS
4 1 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (38.46%) Qualys
3 10 (38.46%) McAfee
4 7 (26.92%) Citrix
5 6 (23.08%) NetApp
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco
7 3 (11.54%) HP
7 3 (11.54%) EMC
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
8 1 (3.85%) Veeam
8 1 (3.85%) F5
8 1 (3.85%) Dell
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) Sybase