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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 47 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.65% 3.28% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.11% 17.65% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Average daily rate
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£305 £285 £512
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.01% -44.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £251 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £446 £642
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.46 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.12% +22.22%
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
89 68 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 16.36% 18.58% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 44 16
Average daily rate £338 £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
Average hourly rate £44.00 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.44% -32.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.74 £14.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.33 £23.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 2015. 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
Gatwick 0 2 £298 -15.00%
Crawley -10 1 - -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 23 (88.46%) VMware
3 20 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (46.15%) HP
5 12 (46.15%) ITIL
6 10 (38.46%) IIS
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 8 (30.77%) VMware ESX
8 8 (30.77%) Clustering
8 8 (30.77%) SCCM
9 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
9 7 (26.92%) vSphere
9 7 (26.92%) Office 365
9 7 (26.92%) WSUS
9 7 (26.92%) Dell
10 6 (23.08%) MCP
11 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
11 5 (19.23%) Cisco
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
12 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (15.38%) XenApp
12 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
12 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
12 4 (15.38%) DNS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Office 365
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) SaaS
3 2 (7.69%) PaaS
3 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) WLAN
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
3 2 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
4 1 (3.85%) DMZ
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
1 12 (46.15%) 3rd Line Support
1 12 (46.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Support Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) HPUX
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) MCP
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 20 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (30.77%) VMware ESX
4 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 7 (26.92%) vSphere
5 4 (15.38%) XenApp
6 2 (7.69%) vCloud
7 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) SCCM
2 7 (26.92%) WSUS
3 2 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (7.69%) SCOM
3 2 (7.69%) vMotion
4 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) VMware
2 12 (46.15%) HP
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 7 (26.92%) Dell
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix
6 4 (15.38%) NetApp
7 2 (7.69%) EMC
8 1 (3.85%) Symantec
8 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
8 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds