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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 55 51 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs citing SAN 9 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.27% 1.69% 3.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 9.57% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 11
Median daily rate £365 £305 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.67% +5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £338 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.48 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-42.33% +15.60%
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
81 94 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.47% 17.67% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 57 46
Median daily rate £365 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 5
Median hourly rate £24.30 £50.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.40% +244.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £13.50 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £16.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick -4 6 £365 +22.68%
Crawley +5 2 £370 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £275 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for SAN.

1 14 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (42.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 12 (42.86%) Brocade
2 12 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 12 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 12 (42.86%) Solaris
2 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Unix
2 12 (42.86%) VLDB
2 12 (42.86%) StorageTek
2 12 (42.86%) Veritas
2 12 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
2 12 (42.86%) High Availability
3 11 (39.29%) VMware
4 10 (35.71%) ITIL
5 9 (32.14%) Windows
5 9 (32.14%) Sun
5 9 (32.14%) OLTP
5 9 (32.14%) Oracle ZFS
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 8 (28.57%) Firewall
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (25.00%) LAN
7 7 (25.00%) WAN
7 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (25.00%) LDAP
7 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (21.43%) DNS

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
2 8 (28.57%) Firewall
3 7 (25.00%) LAN
3 7 (25.00%) LDAP
3 7 (25.00%) WAN
4 6 (21.43%) DHCP
4 6 (21.43%) DNS
5 4 (14.29%) 3G
5 4 (14.29%) BGP
5 4 (14.29%) DDNS
5 4 (14.29%) DSL
5 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 4 (14.29%) IPsec
5 4 (14.29%) MPLS
5 4 (14.29%) OSPF
5 4 (14.29%) SSL
5 4 (14.29%) TACACS
5 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) VLDB
2 9 (32.14%) OLTP
3 5 (17.86%) MySQL
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Administrator
1 12 (42.86%) Unix Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) Solaris Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
3 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Architect
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (17.86%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 4 (14.29%) PKI
5 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
1 12 (42.86%) Solaris
1 12 (42.86%) Unix
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (42.86%) High Availability
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Change Control
3 4 (14.29%) Information Management
3 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Network Design
3 4 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 4 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.14%) Presales
5 2 (7.14%) Server Building
5 2 (7.14%) Server Patching
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) SEO
6 1 (3.57%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (17.86%) Degree
3 5 (17.86%) MCSE
4 3 (10.71%) CCNP
4 3 (10.71%) MCSA
5 2 (7.14%) MCP
5 2 (7.14%) MCSD
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (17.86%) GlusterFS
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.14%) vSphere
5 2 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) NetBackup
1 12 (42.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Brocade
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
1 12 (42.86%) StorageTek
1 12 (42.86%) Veritas
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Sun
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 6 (21.43%) Juniper
5 5 (17.86%) EMC
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (14.29%) F5
6 4 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.14%) Dell
7 2 (7.14%) HP