Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 74 72
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 -28
Contract jobs citing SAN 14 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.33% 1.02% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.65% 7.93% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 19
West Sussex median daily rate £275 £365 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.66% +19.67% -6.15%
10th Percentile £201 £358 £204
90th Percentile £387 £382 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £353
% change year-on-year +2.56% +10.64% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £24.88 £37.25
% change year-on-year +50.75% -33.22% +19.20%

SAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 183 164 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 17.38% 12.91% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 93 105
West Sussex median daily rate £403 £365 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.27% +2.82% +22.41%
10th Percentile £142 £263 £245
90th Percentile £613 £474 £475
South East median daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 14
West Sussex median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.57% +102.93% +14.98%
10th Percentile £12.75 £19.58 £12.58
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.35 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £17.43 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.66% +11.70% +26.83%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in West Sussex

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in West Sussex

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in West Sussex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in West Sussex

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing - 6 £388 - 2
Horsham - 3 £275 -
Burgess Hill +11 2 £235 -14.55%
Gatwick +1 2 £383 +4.79%
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 13 (92.86%) HP
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) SharePoint
4 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) Data Management
6 6 (42.86%) Clustering
6 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
6 6 (42.86%) MCSE
6 6 (42.86%) VoIP
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (42.86%) CCNA
6 6 (42.86%) 3PAR
6 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
6 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
6 6 (42.86%) High Availability
6 6 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (35.71%) IT Strategy
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
7 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
7 5 (35.71%) LAN
7 5 (35.71%) WAN
8 4 (28.57%) Firewall

SAN
Co-occurring 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 9 (64.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) VoIP
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 1 (7.14%) Skype
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) CentOS
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 6 (42.86%) Data Management
1 6 (42.86%) High Availability
1 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 5 (35.71%) IT Strategy
2 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Benchmarking
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (14.29%) QMS
3 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 2 (14.29%) Server Hardening
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) AWK
1 2 (14.29%) Bourne shell
1 2 (14.29%) Korn
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) OCA
3 2 (14.29%) OCP
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (14.29%) RHCE
3 2 (14.29%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) SLA
3 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (28.57%) XenServer
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) GlusterFS
6 2 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) HP
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) 3PAR
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Dell
5 3 (21.43%) Draytek
5 3 (21.43%) SonicWALL
6 2 (14.29%) Brocade
6 2 (14.29%) EMC
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) StorageTek
6 2 (14.29%) Sun
6 2 (14.29%) Veritas
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (7.14%) Juniper