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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 48 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing SAN 24 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.21% 1.11% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.02% 5.56% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 6
Median daily rate £425 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +36.00%
SAN
Buckinghamshire

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
141 180 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.88% 20.02% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 69 43
Median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

SAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing SAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 5 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SAN.

1 26 (68.42%) VMware
2 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 23 (60.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (52.63%) Windows
5 17 (44.74%) MS Exchange
6 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 15 (39.47%) SQL
7 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
7 15 (39.47%) HP
7 15 (39.47%) Finance
8 13 (34.21%) Firewall
8 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
9 11 (28.95%) Citrix
10 10 (26.32%) NetApp
11 9 (23.68%) EMC
11 9 (23.68%) Migration
11 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
12 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (21.05%) VMware ESX
12 8 (21.05%) Cisco
12 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
12 8 (21.05%) CommVault
12 8 (21.05%) Internet
12 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
12 8 (21.05%) LAN
12 8 (21.05%) WAN
13 7 (18.42%) MCSE
13 7 (18.42%) Project Management
13 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 17 (44.74%) MS Exchange
2 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
3 7 (18.42%) Skype for Business
4 4 (10.53%) MS Project Server
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.26%) IIS
6 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) Internet
2 8 (21.05%) LAN
2 8 (21.05%) WAN
3 7 (18.42%) NAS
4 6 (15.79%) SMTP
5 5 (13.16%) DNS
6 4 (10.53%) iSCSI
7 3 (7.89%) Broadband
8 2 (5.26%) FTP
8 2 (5.26%) IPsec
8 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
8 2 (5.26%) SSH
8 2 (5.26%) Wireless
9 1 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Electronics
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Architect
2 8 (21.05%) Server Specialist
2 8 (21.05%) Wintel Server Specialist
2 8 (21.05%) Wintel Specialist
3 7 (18.42%) SAN Specialist
4 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Server Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Wintel Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Active Directory Specialist
5 5 (13.16%) Exchange Specialist
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 5 (13.16%) SAN Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
1 4 (10.53%) JMS
1 4 (10.53%) SOAP
2 2 (5.26%) AppFabric
3 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) Cryptography
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) FlexPod
3 3 (7.89%) HACMP
3 3 (7.89%) LPAR
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) CESG
5 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.16%) Unix
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) AIX
4 3 (7.89%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.89%) VMS
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Migration
2 7 (18.42%) Project Management
3 6 (15.79%) Change Management
3 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.53%) Capacity Management
5 4 (10.53%) CRM
5 4 (10.53%) DoDAF
5 4 (10.53%) MODAF
5 4 (10.53%) Service Design
5 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (7.89%) High Availability
6 3 (7.89%) Network Design
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) AWK
2 3 (7.89%) Perl
2 3 (7.89%) sed
2 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) MCSE
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
5 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (5.26%) CREST Certified
6 2 (5.26%) Cyber Scheme
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.26%) OSCP
6 2 (5.26%) Tigerscheme
7 1 (2.63%) CCNA
7 1 (2.63%) CCSP
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.63%) MCP
7 1 (2.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (60.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.05%) VMware ESX
4 6 (15.79%) XenApp
5 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
7 3 (7.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (7.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (7.89%) Veritas File System
7 3 (7.89%) vSphere
8 2 (5.26%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) OpenView
1 4 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (7.89%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) cPanel
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) VMware
2 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 15 (39.47%) HP
4 11 (28.95%) Citrix
5 10 (26.32%) NetApp
6 9 (23.68%) EMC
7 8 (21.05%) Cisco
7 8 (21.05%) CommVault
7 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
8 6 (15.79%) 3PAR
8 6 (15.79%) Oracle
9 5 (13.16%) Blue Coat
9 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
10 4 (10.53%) StorageTek
10 4 (10.53%) Sun
11 3 (7.89%) IBM
11 3 (7.89%) Juniper
11 3 (7.89%) SAP
11 3 (7.89%) Symantec
11 3 (7.89%) Veritas