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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 58 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing SAN 14 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.68% 1.43% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.59% 15.49% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £335 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.25% +41.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +6.66%
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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
146 71 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.49% 9.23% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 13 22
Average daily rate £400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £8.08 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 22 (62.86%) VMware
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
3 15 (42.86%) UNIX
3 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (37.14%) EMC
5 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
5 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 11 (31.43%) Finance
5 11 (31.43%) NetApp
5 11 (31.43%) NAS
6 10 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (28.57%) Clustering
6 10 (28.57%) IBM
6 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 9 (25.71%) Windows NT
7 9 (25.71%) Windows 2000
7 9 (25.71%) LAN
7 9 (25.71%) Citrix
7 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (25.71%) VMware ESX
7 9 (25.71%) BladeLogic
7 9 (25.71%) Brocade
8 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (22.86%) Terminal Services
8 8 (22.86%) WAN
8 8 (22.86%) Intel
8 8 (22.86%) Linux
9 7 (20.00%) MCSE
9 7 (20.00%) IIS
9 7 (20.00%) SLA

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (20.00%) IIS
2 6 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) NAS
2 10 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (25.71%) LAN
4 8 (22.86%) WAN
5 6 (17.14%) WLAN
6 2 (5.71%) DMZ
6 2 (5.71%) MPLS
6 2 (5.71%) Firewall
6 2 (5.71%) SSH
6 2 (5.71%) VoIP
6 2 (5.71%) ADSL
6 2 (5.71%) Broadband
7 1 (2.86%) Internet
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Administrator
2 8 (22.86%) Storage Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Administrator
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Storage Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.57%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) UNIX
3 9 (25.71%) Windows 2000
3 9 (25.71%) Windows NT
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (22.86%) Linux
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.57%) HPUX
7 3 (8.57%) Solaris
7 3 (8.57%) SUSE
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Change Management
1 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
2 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (2.86%) Network Design
4 1 (2.86%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.86%) eTOM
4 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
1 2 (5.71%) C++
1 2 (5.71%) Perl
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
1 2 (5.71%) Korn
1 2 (5.71%) Bourne shell
1 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) MCSE
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.71%) VMware ESX
4 8 (22.86%) Terminal Services
5 6 (17.14%) ISA Server
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.71%) vSphere
7 2 (5.71%) NFS
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.86%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) BladeLogic
2 5 (14.29%) SCOM
2 5 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (8.57%) YaST
4 2 (5.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) EMC
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) NetApp
4 10 (28.57%) IBM
5 9 (25.71%) Citrix
5 9 (25.71%) Brocade
6 8 (22.86%) Intel
7 5 (14.29%) 3PAR
8 4 (11.43%) Hitachi
9 3 (8.57%) Veritas
9 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
9 3 (8.57%) HP
10 2 (5.71%) Symantec
10 2 (5.71%) Altiris
10 2 (5.71%) Sun
10 2 (5.71%) Cisco
10 2 (5.71%) Oracle
11 1 (2.86%) Cognos