The table below looks at the statistics for SAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 57 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing SAN 16 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.78% 1.24% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.85% 12.50% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£306 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.88 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.77% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 72 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.98% 9.90% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 23 16
Average daily rate £423 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £150 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAN across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SAN Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SAN
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SAN Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAN across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SAN Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

SAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SAN Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 27 (75.00%) VMware
2 21 (58.33%) Windows
3 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
5 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 16 (44.44%) Citrix
5 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (44.44%) NAS
6 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (41.67%) UNIX
7 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
7 14 (38.89%) Windows NT
7 14 (38.89%) Windows 2000
7 14 (38.89%) BladeLogic
7 14 (38.89%) Clustering
8 13 (36.11%) VMware ESX
8 13 (36.11%) IIS
8 13 (36.11%) Terminal Services
8 13 (36.11%) Intel
9 12 (33.33%) EMC
9 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (33.33%) MCSE
9 12 (33.33%) SLA
9 12 (33.33%) Change Management
9 12 (33.33%) Finance
10 11 (30.56%) Degree
10 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (30.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 11 (30.56%) ISA Server

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 13 (36.11%) IIS
2 11 (30.56%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) CICS
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) NAS
2 8 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) Broadband
4 4 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (8.33%) Firewall
6 2 (5.56%) DMZ
6 2 (5.56%) MPLS
6 2 (5.56%) ADSL
6 2 (5.56%) VoIP
6 2 (5.56%) WLAN
6 2 (5.56%) SSH
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) IPsec
7 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.78%) International Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Administrator
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
3 7 (19.44%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Software Asset Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Clustering
2 7 (19.44%) EMC Centera
3 6 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (41.67%) UNIX
4 14 (38.89%) Windows NT
4 14 (38.89%) Windows 2000
5 11 (30.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (19.44%) Linux
8 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (8.33%) SUSE
9 3 (8.33%) HPUX
9 3 (8.33%) Solaris
9 3 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
2 3 (8.33%) Migration
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.78%) Network Design
4 1 (2.78%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.78%) eTOM
4 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.78%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.56%) C
3 2 (5.56%) C++
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) Korn
3 2 (5.56%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (33.33%) MCSE
2 11 (30.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 13 (36.11%) VMware ESX
3 13 (36.11%) Terminal Services
4 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 11 (30.56%) ISA Server
5 2 (5.56%) NFS
5 2 (5.56%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.78%) XenApp
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) BladeLogic
2 9 (25.00%) SCOM
3 8 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (8.33%) YaST
5 2 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) VMware
2 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 16 (44.44%) Citrix
4 13 (36.11%) Intel
5 12 (33.33%) EMC
6 10 (27.78%) IBM
6 10 (27.78%) Brocade
7 9 (25.00%) NetApp
8 8 (22.22%) HP
8 8 (22.22%) 3PAR
9 7 (19.44%) Hitachi
9 7 (19.44%) Cisco
10 3 (8.33%) Oracle
10 3 (8.33%) Veritas
10 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
11 2 (5.56%) Symantec
11 2 (5.56%) Sun
11 2 (5.56%) Altiris
12 1 (2.78%) Veeam
12 1 (2.78%) Cognos