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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 54 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing SAN 19 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.22% 0.89% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.84% 8.33% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £350 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+22.10% -1.04%
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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
148 96 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.29% 10.67% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 36 31
Average daily rate £375 £330 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £249 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £20.19 £12.50 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.48% -16.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 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 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 17 (53.13%) Data Centre
3 16 (50.00%) IBM
4 14 (43.75%) EMC
5 13 (40.63%) NetApp
5 13 (40.63%) Linux
5 13 (40.63%) VMware
6 11 (34.38%) UNIX
6 11 (34.38%) HP
7 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 10 (31.25%) AIX
7 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
7 10 (31.25%) VMware ESX
8 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (28.13%) 3PAR
8 9 (28.13%) Change Management
9 8 (25.00%) Firewall
9 8 (25.00%) Migration
9 8 (25.00%) Brocade
10 7 (21.88%) Clustering
10 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (21.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (21.88%) Veritas
10 7 (21.88%) Symantec
11 6 (18.75%) Windows
11 6 (18.75%) ITIL
12 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
12 5 (15.63%) Veritas File System
12 5 (15.63%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (15.63%) Active Directory

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (12.50%) LAN
2 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) Intranet
3 3 (9.38%) Internet
3 3 (9.38%) Broadband
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.13%) PowerCenter
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Project Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Implementation Project Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) AIX Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.88%) Clustering
3 4 (12.50%) HACMP
3 4 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 4 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.38%) LPAR
4 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.13%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) UNIX
3 10 (31.25%) AIX
4 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (18.75%) Windows
6 5 (15.63%) VMS
7 4 (12.50%) Solaris
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Change Management
2 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Software Distribution
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) Network Design
6 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.13%) High Availability
7 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.38%) AWK
2 3 (9.38%) Perl
2 3 (9.38%) sed
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) VMware ESX
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
4 5 (15.63%) Veritas File System
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) IBM
2 14 (43.75%) EMC
3 13 (40.63%) NetApp
3 13 (40.63%) VMware
4 11 (34.38%) HP
5 10 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) 3PAR
7 8 (25.00%) Brocade
8 7 (21.88%) Symantec
8 7 (21.88%) Veritas
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco
10 3 (9.38%) Hitachi
10 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
10 3 (9.38%) Remedy
11 1 (3.13%) Informatica
11 1 (3.13%) Citrix
11 1 (3.13%) Cloudera