The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 51 75 60
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Contract jobs citing SAN 27 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.76% 1.10% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.52% 6.16% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 14
Median daily rate £425 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £335 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +64.10%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
174 211 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.79% 17.78% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 75 67
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Median hourly rate £18.50 £26.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.84% +65.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £20.67 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £32.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAN across the Buckinghamshire region.

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Milton Keynes +21 25 £425 +21.42%
Buckingham - 1 £300 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 25 (64.10%) VMware
2 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (48.72%) Windows
4 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 16 (41.03%) Finance
6 13 (33.33%) HP
6 13 (33.33%) Citrix
6 13 (33.33%) SQL
6 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 12 (30.77%) NetApp
8 11 (28.21%) EMC
8 11 (28.21%) Migration
9 10 (25.64%) Firewall
9 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
10 9 (23.08%) LAN
10 9 (23.08%) WAN
10 9 (23.08%) CommVault
10 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
10 9 (23.08%) VMware ESX
10 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (20.51%) 3PAR
11 8 (20.51%) Skype for Business
11 8 (20.51%) XenApp
11 8 (20.51%) Project Management
11 8 (20.51%) Cisco
11 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
12 7 (17.95%) MCSE

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
3 8 (20.51%) Skype for Business
4 4 (10.26%) MS Project Server
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Firewall
2 9 (23.08%) LAN
2 9 (23.08%) WAN
3 7 (17.95%) DNS
4 4 (10.26%) Internet
5 3 (7.69%) Broadband
5 3 (7.69%) NAS
5 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.13%) FTP
6 2 (5.13%) IPsec
6 2 (5.13%) SMTP
6 2 (5.13%) SSH
6 2 (5.13%) Wireless
7 1 (2.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.56%) Network Security
7 1 (2.56%) SMS
7 1 (2.56%) SSL
7 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Electronics
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Server Specialist
1 9 (23.08%) Wintel Server Specialist
1 9 (23.08%) Wintel Specialist
2 8 (20.51%) Architect
2 8 (20.51%) SAN Specialist
3 7 (17.95%) Server Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Active Directory Specialist
4 6 (15.38%) Exchange Specialist
4 6 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 6 (15.38%) SAN Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Administrator
5 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) AppFabric
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
1 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.26%) HACMP
2 3 (7.69%) FlexPod
2 3 (7.69%) LPAR
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.13%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Unix
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.82%) Linux
5 4 (10.26%) AIX
5 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.69%) VMS
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Migration
2 8 (20.51%) Project Management
3 7 (17.95%) Change Management
3 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.82%) Capacity Management
4 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.26%) High Availability
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (7.69%) Network Design
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (7.69%) Storage Virtualisation
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.26%) AWK
3 4 (10.26%) Perl
3 4 (10.26%) sed
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
4 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) MCSE
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.13%) CREST Certified
4 2 (5.13%) Cyber Scheme
4 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.13%) OSCP
4 2 (5.13%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 9 (23.08%) VMware ESX
4 8 (20.51%) XenApp
5 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (10.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (10.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (10.26%) Veritas File System
6 4 (10.26%) vSphere
7 2 (5.13%) Sendmail
8 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCOM
2 1 (2.56%) cPanel
2 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) VMware
2 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (33.33%) Citrix
3 13 (33.33%) HP
4 12 (30.77%) NetApp
5 11 (28.21%) EMC
6 9 (23.08%) CommVault
6 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 8 (20.51%) 3PAR
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco
8 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
8 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
9 4 (10.26%) IBM
9 4 (10.26%) SAP
9 4 (10.26%) Symantec
9 4 (10.26%) Veritas
10 3 (7.69%) Juniper
10 3 (7.69%) Oracle
11 1 (2.56%) AppSense
11 1 (2.56%) Sitecore