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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 68 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing SAN 8 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.87% 1.80% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.79% 10.33% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Median daily rate £400 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £256 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £390 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £28.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +21.27%
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
167 213 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.11% 17.39% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 86 41
Median daily rate £440 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £482 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £18.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +1 7 £400 +23.07% 1
SAN
South East

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 22 (66.67%) VMware
2 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (51.52%) Windows
5 16 (48.48%) Finance
6 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
6 14 (42.42%) HP
7 13 (39.39%) NetApp
8 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 11 (33.33%) SQL
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
9 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
9 10 (30.30%) Citrix
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (27.27%) CommVault
10 9 (27.27%) Project Management
10 9 (27.27%) Firewall
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (24.24%) Cisco
11 8 (24.24%) EMC
11 8 (24.24%) LAN
11 8 (24.24%) WAN
11 8 (24.24%) MCSE
11 8 (24.24%) XenApp
11 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business
12 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
12 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
12 7 (21.21%) DNS

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 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
3 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business
4 4 (12.12%) MS Project Server
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) LAN
2 8 (24.24%) WAN
3 7 (21.21%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) SAN Specialist
2 9 (27.27%) Server Specialist
2 9 (27.27%) Wintel Server Specialist
2 9 (27.27%) Wintel Specialist
3 8 (24.24%) Server Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
4 7 (21.21%) SAN Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Active Directory Specialist
5 6 (18.18%) Architect
5 6 (18.18%) Exchange Specialist
5 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (15.15%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
6 5 (15.15%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (12.12%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) FlexPod
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Project Management
2 7 (21.21%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management
5 4 (12.12%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Network Design
6 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.09%) Project Governance
6 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (6.06%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.06%) Service Management
8 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) MCSE
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) VCP5
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
3 8 (24.24%) XenApp
4 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (12.12%) vSphere
7 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) VMware
2 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) HP
4 13 (39.39%) NetApp
5 10 (30.30%) Citrix
6 9 (27.27%) CommVault
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco
7 8 (24.24%) EMC
8 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
9 5 (15.15%) 3PAR
9 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat
9 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
10 3 (9.09%) Juniper
10 3 (9.09%) SAP
11 2 (6.06%) Brocade
12 1 (3.03%) AppSense
12 1 (3.03%) Hitachi
12 1 (3.03%) IBM
12 1 (3.03%) Intel