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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 57 22
Rank change year-on-year +1 -35  
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.52% 1.96% 7.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 13.48% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 35
Median daily rate £250 £366 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.74% -13.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -36.04% +43.33%  

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 76 89 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 14.48% 14.52% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 74
Median daily rate £388 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing SAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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 -10 3 £250 -31.74%
Crawley +5 2 £400 +7.74%
Horsham - 2 - -
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Change Control
2 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Replication
4 4 (36.36%) Clustering
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) NAS
5 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) High Availability
5 3 (27.27%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) DB2
5 3 (27.27%) VB
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) MCDBA
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) WAN

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 1 (9.09%) Commerce Server
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) NAS
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) 3G
2 2 (18.18%) BGP
2 2 (18.18%) DDNS
2 2 (18.18%) DSL
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) ISDN
2 2 (18.18%) Junos
2 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 2 (18.18%) OSPF
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) TACACS
2 2 (18.18%) Telnet
2 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
2 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) DBA
1 3 (27.27%) Senior DBA
1 3 (27.27%) Senior SQL DBA
1 3 (27.27%) Senior SQL Server DBA
1 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Storage and Backup Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Flash
1 2 (18.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) AS400
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) iSeries
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Change Control
2 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Adaptive Security
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Information Management
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Network Design
5 2 (18.18%) Operations Management
5 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) VB
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCDBA
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PMO
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) NetApp
2 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
2 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft