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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 57 58 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.79% 1.36% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.55% 13.75% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +68.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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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
157 80 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.69% 9.86% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 22 22
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.48%

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 26 March 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 19 (61.29%) VMware
2 13 (41.94%) UNIX
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) EMC
2 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (38.71%) NetApp
4 11 (35.48%) IBM
5 10 (32.26%) Finance
6 9 (29.03%) Brocade
6 9 (29.03%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (25.81%) NAS
7 8 (25.81%) Clustering
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
7 8 (25.81%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
8 7 (22.58%) LAN
8 7 (22.58%) WAN
8 7 (22.58%) Migration
9 6 (19.35%) VMware ESX
9 6 (19.35%) Citrix
9 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (19.35%) Windows NT
9 6 (19.35%) Windows 2000
9 6 (19.35%) WLAN
9 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (19.35%) BladeLogic
10 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (16.13%) 3PAR
10 5 (16.13%) MCSE

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 5 (16.13%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Fibre Channel
2 8 (25.81%) NAS
3 7 (22.58%) LAN
3 7 (22.58%) WAN
4 6 (19.35%) WLAN
5 2 (6.45%) Firewall
5 2 (6.45%) MPLS
5 2 (6.45%) DMZ
5 2 (6.45%) ADSL
5 2 (6.45%) Broadband
5 2 (6.45%) VoIP
5 2 (6.45%) SSH
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Storage Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Administrator
3 6 (19.35%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IBM Storage Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Storage Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Migration Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.23%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) EMC Centera
2 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) UNIX
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (19.35%) Windows NT
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 2000
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (12.90%) Solaris
6 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (9.68%) HPUX
6 3 (9.68%) SUSE
7 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) Change Management
2 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C
1 2 (6.45%) C++
1 2 (6.45%) Perl
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
1 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.45%) Bourne shell
1 2 (6.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) MCSE
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
3 6 (19.35%) VMware ESX
4 5 (16.13%) Terminal Services
5 4 (12.90%) ISA Server
5 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (6.45%) NFS
6 2 (6.45%) vSphere
7 1 (3.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) BladeLogic
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (12.90%) SCOM
3 3 (9.68%) YaST
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) VMware
2 13 (41.94%) EMC
3 12 (38.71%) NetApp
4 11 (35.48%) IBM
5 9 (29.03%) Brocade
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) Citrix
8 5 (16.13%) 3PAR
8 5 (16.13%) Intel
9 4 (12.90%) Hitachi
10 3 (9.68%) HP
10 3 (9.68%) Veritas
10 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
11 2 (6.45%) Symantec
11 2 (6.45%) Sun
11 2 (6.45%) Altiris
12 1 (3.23%) Oracle
12 1 (3.23%) Cognos
12 1 (3.23%) Cisco