The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 26 33 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing SAN 18 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.17% 2.82% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.68% 25.58% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 6
Average daily rate
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£335 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £284 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £535 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +9.09%
Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.84% 11.03% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 19 21
Average daily rate £225 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £284 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -42.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
SAN
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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 +6 6 £353 +4.44% 3
Gatwick +2 4 £350 -48.10%
East Grinstead +1 3 £275 -21.42%
Burgess Hill - 1 £400 -
Horsham - - - -
Worthing - - - -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 19 (61.29%) VMware
3 16 (51.61%) Linux
4 15 (48.39%) SQL
4 15 (48.39%) ITIL
5 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 14 (45.16%) SCCM
6 13 (41.94%) Citrix
7 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (38.71%) MCP
7 12 (38.71%) Firewall
8 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (35.48%) MS Office
8 11 (35.48%) MCSE
8 11 (35.48%) CCNA
8 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
9 10 (32.26%) CISSP
9 10 (32.26%) MS Visio
9 10 (32.26%) IIS
9 10 (32.26%) McAfee
9 10 (32.26%) Wireless
9 10 (32.26%) Qualys
9 10 (32.26%) Incident Management
9 10 (32.26%) Nessus
9 10 (32.26%) CEH
9 10 (32.26%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (32.26%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (25.81%) vSphere

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (32.26%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Office
2 10 (32.26%) MS Visio
3 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
3 10 (32.26%) Wireless
4 8 (25.81%) LAN
4 8 (25.81%) WAN
5 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
6 2 (6.45%) Network Security
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.23%) DHCP
7 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Security Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) IT Security Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Services Manager
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Replication
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) UNIX
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (32.26%) Incident Management
2 10 (32.26%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Information Security
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Service Management
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.23%) High Availability
7 1 (3.23%) Change Control
7 1 (3.23%) Release Management
7 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) MCP
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) MCSE
2 11 (35.48%) CCNA
3 10 (32.26%) CISSP
3 10 (32.26%) CEH
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) vSphere
3 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) SCCM
2 10 (32.26%) Nessus
3 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) VMware
2 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) Citrix
4 10 (32.26%) Qualys
4 10 (32.26%) McAfee
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco
6 4 (12.90%) NetApp
7 2 (6.45%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) Dell
8 1 (3.23%) EMC
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle
8 1 (3.23%) Sybase
8 1 (3.23%) Veeam
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