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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 41 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing SAN 6 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.26% 6.12% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 30.53% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 27 4
Average daily rate £305 £395 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.78% +66.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £302 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £468 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
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
58 95 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.16% 20.04% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 58 25
Average daily rate £400 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +132.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £335 -
Gatwick - 1 - -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) LAN
4 7 (43.75%) WAN
5 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (31.25%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) NetApp
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
7 4 (25.00%) LANDesk
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) Unix
7 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (25.00%) Citrix
8 3 (18.75%) EMC
8 3 (18.75%) MCSE
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) Sophos
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
8 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) LAN
1 7 (43.75%) WAN
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (12.50%) Intranet
4 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.25%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) NX-OS
5 1 (6.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) VLDB
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Migration Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Replication
3 2 (12.50%) EqualLogic
4 1 (6.25%) AS400
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Solaris
7 1 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Content Management
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) vCloud
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) GlusterFS
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (12.50%) SCSM
2 2 (12.50%) SCVMM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) LANDesk
5 3 (18.75%) EMC
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) Sophos
6 2 (12.50%) CommVault
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (12.50%) Sun
6 2 (12.50%) Veeam
6 2 (12.50%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
7 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec