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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 55 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.04% 2.19% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.43% 12.67% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £28.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +21.27%
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
129 150 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.17% 17.32% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 61 32
Median daily rate £450 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £306 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 £20.19 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.45% +61.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.19 £15.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (66.67%) VMware
3 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (50.00%) Finance
5 14 (46.67%) Windows
6 13 (43.33%) HP
7 12 (40.00%) NetApp
7 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
9 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 10 (33.33%) SQL
10 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (30.00%) Citrix
10 9 (30.00%) CommVault
10 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (26.67%) EMC
11 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (26.67%) Cisco
11 8 (26.67%) MCSE
11 8 (26.67%) LAN
11 8 (26.67%) WAN
11 8 (26.67%) Project Management
11 8 (26.67%) Firewall
11 8 (26.67%) Skype for Business
11 8 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (23.33%) XenApp
12 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
13 6 (20.00%) DNS
13 6 (20.00%) Migration

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 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 8 (26.67%) Skype for Business
4 4 (13.33%) MS Project Server
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
1 8 (26.67%) LAN
1 8 (26.67%) WAN
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Electronics
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) SAN Specialist
2 9 (30.00%) Server Specialist
2 9 (30.00%) Wintel Server Specialist
2 9 (30.00%) Wintel Specialist
3 8 (26.67%) Server Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) SAN Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Active Directory Specialist
5 6 (20.00%) Exchange Specialist
5 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
6 5 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Architect
6 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 5 (16.67%) Technical Architect
6 5 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (13.33%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) FlexPod
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Project Management
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.00%) Network Design
5 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.67%) Project Governance
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.33%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) MCSE
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.33%) VCP5
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (23.33%) XenApp
4 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 4 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (6.67%) vSphere
8 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (66.67%) VMware
3 13 (43.33%) HP
4 12 (40.00%) NetApp
5 9 (30.00%) Citrix
5 9 (30.00%) CommVault
6 8 (26.67%) Cisco
6 8 (26.67%) EMC
7 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
7 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
9 3 (10.00%) Juniper
9 3 (10.00%) SAP
10 2 (6.67%) Brocade
11 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
11 1 (3.33%) IBM
11 1 (3.33%) Intel