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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 50 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing SAN 13 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.93% 1.58% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.50% 9.29% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Median daily rate £420 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.14% +84.21%
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
113 140 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.82% 17.05% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 44
Median daily rate £450 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £20.19 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.02% +49.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.56 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.19 £16.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 (63.64%) VMware
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (48.48%) Finance
5 15 (45.45%) Windows
6 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
6 13 (39.39%) HP
7 12 (36.36%) SQL
7 12 (36.36%) NetApp
8 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 10 (30.30%) EMC
9 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
9 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
10 9 (27.27%) CommVault
10 9 (27.27%) Citrix
10 9 (27.27%) Firewall
10 9 (27.27%) Migration
10 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business
11 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (24.24%) Project Management
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (24.24%) Cisco
11 8 (24.24%) MCSE
12 7 (21.21%) LAN
12 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
12 7 (21.21%) WAN
12 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
12 7 (21.21%) VMware ESX

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 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
1 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
2 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business
3 4 (12.12%) MS Project Server
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 7 (21.21%) LAN
2 7 (21.21%) WAN
3 6 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) Broadband
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) NAS
4 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) SAN Specialist
1 9 (27.27%) Server Specialist
1 9 (27.27%) Wintel Server Specialist
1 9 (27.27%) Wintel Specialist
2 7 (21.21%) SAN Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Server Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Active Directory Specialist
3 6 (18.18%) Exchange Specialist
3 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.12%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.09%) FlexPod
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) HACMP
2 2 (6.06%) LPAR
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) AIX
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Unix
5 2 (6.06%) VMS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Migration
2 8 (24.24%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (9.09%) Network Design
5 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (6.06%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) AWK
2 2 (6.06%) Perl
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) sed
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) MCSE
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.21%) VMware ESX
3 7 (21.21%) XenApp
4 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (6.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (6.06%) Veritas File System
6 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) cPanel
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) VMware
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (39.39%) HP
4 12 (36.36%) NetApp
5 10 (30.30%) EMC
6 9 (27.27%) Citrix
6 9 (27.27%) CommVault
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco
8 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
9 6 (18.18%) 3PAR
10 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat
10 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
11 3 (9.09%) IBM
11 3 (9.09%) Juniper
11 3 (9.09%) SAP
12 2 (6.06%) Symantec
12 2 (6.06%) Veritas
13 1 (3.03%) Brocade
13 1 (3.03%) Hitachi
13 1 (3.03%) Intel