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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 54 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.82% 0.44% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 3.39% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £342
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+46.73% -8.00%
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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
140 118 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.99% 13.01% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 24
Average daily rate £400 £367 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% -13.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £248 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £20.19 £13.50 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.51% -9.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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
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 3 July 2015, 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 20 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 18 (60.00%) EMC
3 17 (56.67%) Finance
4 16 (53.33%) IBM
5 15 (50.00%) VMware
6 14 (46.67%) NetApp
7 13 (43.33%) Migration
7 13 (43.33%) Linux
8 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (40.00%) 3PAR
9 11 (36.67%) UNIX
10 9 (30.00%) Windows
10 9 (30.00%) AIX
10 9 (30.00%) Brocade
11 7 (23.33%) Veritas
11 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
11 7 (23.33%) Symantec
11 7 (23.33%) VMware ESX
11 7 (23.33%) Clustering
11 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (23.33%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (23.33%) Data Migration
11 7 (23.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (20.00%) Change Management
12 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 5 (16.67%) VMS
13 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
13 5 (16.67%) Project Management
13 5 (16.67%) HP
13 5 (16.67%) Veritas File System

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (13.33%) LAN
2 4 (13.33%) WLAN
2 4 (13.33%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) Broadband
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) PowerCenter
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Implementation Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) IBM Storage Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Hadoop Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (23.33%) Clustering
3 5 (16.67%) EMC VNX
3 5 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (10.00%) LPAR
4 3 (10.00%) HACMP
4 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) EMC Centera
5 1 (3.33%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) UNIX
3 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) AIX
4 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (16.67%) VMS
6 4 (13.33%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Migration
2 7 (23.33%) Data Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Change Management
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) High Availability
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.00%) AWK
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
2 3 (10.00%) sed
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (23.33%) VMware ESX
2 7 (23.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (16.67%) Veritas File System
4 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.67%) vSphere
6 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) EMC
2 16 (53.33%) IBM
3 15 (50.00%) VMware
4 14 (46.67%) NetApp
5 12 (40.00%) 3PAR
6 9 (30.00%) Brocade
7 7 (23.33%) Veritas
7 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
7 7 (23.33%) Symantec
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) HP
10 3 (10.00%) Oracle
10 3 (10.00%) Hitachi
11 1 (3.33%) Informatica
11 1 (3.33%) Citrix
11 1 (3.33%) Cisco
11 1 (3.33%) Cloudera