The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 56 76 60
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs citing SAN 25 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.35% 1.31% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.37% 7.14% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 12
Average daily rate £425 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £485 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +13.33%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
187 238 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.61% 18.34% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 87 57
Average daily rate £410 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £26.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.34% +65.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £25.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Milton Keynes +13 23 £425 - 2
Buckingham - 1 £300 -
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 26 (65.00%) VMware
2 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (55.00%) Windows
3 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
5 16 (40.00%) SQL
5 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 15 (37.50%) Finance
7 14 (35.00%) HP
8 13 (32.50%) SharePoint
9 12 (30.00%) Citrix
9 12 (30.00%) Firewall
10 11 (27.50%) Migration
11 10 (25.00%) EMC
12 9 (22.50%) NetApp
12 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
13 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (20.00%) Internet
13 8 (20.00%) WAN
13 8 (20.00%) LAN
13 8 (20.00%) CommVault
13 8 (20.00%) Clustering
14 7 (17.50%) VMware ESX
14 7 (17.50%) Change Management
14 7 (17.50%) Project Management
14 7 (17.50%) MCSE
14 7 (17.50%) Unix
14 7 (17.50%) MS Excel

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 13 (32.50%) SharePoint
3 7 (17.50%) Skype for Business
4 4 (10.00%) MS Project Server
5 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Firewall
2 8 (20.00%) Internet
2 8 (20.00%) LAN
2 8 (20.00%) WAN
3 7 (17.50%) NAS
4 6 (15.00%) DNS
4 6 (15.00%) SMTP
5 4 (10.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (7.50%) Broadband
6 3 (7.50%) NetScaler
7 2 (5.00%) FTP
7 2 (5.00%) IPsec
7 2 (5.00%) SSH
7 2 (5.00%) Wireless
8 1 (2.50%) DHCP
8 1 (2.50%) Network Security
8 1 (2.50%) SMS
8 1 (2.50%) SSL
8 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Electronics
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Architect
2 8 (20.00%) Server Specialist
2 8 (20.00%) Wintel Server Specialist
2 8 (20.00%) Wintel Specialist
3 7 (17.50%) SAN Specialist
4 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Server Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Active Directory Specialist
5 5 (12.50%) Administrator
5 5 (12.50%) Exchange Specialist
5 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
1 4 (10.00%) JMS
1 4 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (5.00%) AppFabric
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) HACMP
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) FlexPod
3 3 (7.50%) LPAR
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.50%) CESG
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Unix
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.50%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) AIX
5 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.50%) VMS
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Migration
2 7 (17.50%) Change Management
2 7 (17.50%) Project Management
3 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.50%) CRM
4 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.00%) DoDAF
5 4 (10.00%) High Availability
5 4 (10.00%) MODAF
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Service Design
5 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.50%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.00%) AWK
3 4 (10.00%) Perl
3 4 (10.00%) sed
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) MCSE
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (5.00%) CREST Certified
6 2 (5.00%) Cyber Scheme
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.00%) OSCP
6 2 (5.00%) Tigerscheme
7 1 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) CCSP
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.50%) MCP
7 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.50%) VMware ESX
3 7 (17.50%) XenApp
4 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (10.00%) Veritas File System
5 4 (10.00%) vSphere
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (5.00%) Sendmail
8 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) OpenView
1 4 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (7.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) cPanel
3 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) VMware
2 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.00%) HP
4 12 (30.00%) Citrix
5 10 (25.00%) EMC
6 9 (22.50%) NetApp
7 8 (20.00%) CommVault
8 7 (17.50%) 3PAR
8 7 (17.50%) Oracle
8 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
9 6 (15.00%) Cisco
10 4 (10.00%) IBM
10 4 (10.00%) SAP
10 4 (10.00%) StorageTek
10 4 (10.00%) Sun
10 4 (10.00%) Symantec
10 4 (10.00%) Veritas
11 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
11 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
11 3 (7.50%) Juniper
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