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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 55 43
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12  
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.02% 2.95% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 15.60% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 8
Median daily rate £363 £365 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% +30.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £335 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £400 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.18% -32.14%  

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 84 141 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 16.94% 18.93% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 78 39
Median daily rate £395 £365 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.21% +37.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £327 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 £44.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.72% -38.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -6 7 £250 -31.50%
Crawley -1 3 £375 -2.75%
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
1 11 (68.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (56.25%) Change Management
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
3 8 (50.00%) Change Control
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Replication
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) Clustering
5 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 6 (37.50%) Unix
5 6 (37.50%) VB
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) DB2
5 6 (37.50%) MCDBA
5 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (37.50%) RDBMS
5 6 (37.50%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (37.50%) NAS
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 6 (37.50%) Database Mirroring
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (37.50%) PMO
5 6 (37.50%) High Availability

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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (12.50%) FTP
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) SSH
3 2 (12.50%) Telnet
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) DB2
1 6 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) DBA
2 6 (37.50%) Senior DBA
2 6 (37.50%) Senior SQL DBA
2 6 (37.50%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 6 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Backup Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Storage and Backup Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Flash
1 2 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Clustering
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) AS400
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) iSeries
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (18.75%) CentOS
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) AIX
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (56.25%) Change Management
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
3 8 (50.00%) Change Control
4 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (37.50%) Database Mirroring
4 6 (37.50%) High Availability
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Benchmarking
5 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
5 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (18.75%) QMS
5 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
5 3 (18.75%) Server Hardening
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) VB
2 5 (31.25%) Perl
2 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) AWK
3 3 (18.75%) Bourne shell
3 3 (18.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCDBA
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) OCA
2 3 (18.75%) OCP
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (18.75%) RHCE
2 3 (18.75%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) GlusterFS
1 3 (18.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (18.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
3 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Brocade
5 4 (25.00%) EMC
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (18.75%) StorageTek
6 3 (18.75%) Sun
6 3 (18.75%) Veritas
7 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
7 2 (12.50%) NetApp
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco
8 1 (6.25%) Citrix
8 1 (6.25%) IBM