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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 42 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Contract jobs citing SAN 24 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.55% 1.00% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 5.48% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 5
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £32.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.31% +77.77%
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
132 146 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.53% 18.23% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 54 50
Median daily rate £430 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £279 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 23 (65.71%) VMware
2 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (48.57%) Windows
5 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
5 16 (45.71%) Finance
6 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
6 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
7 12 (34.29%) SQL
7 12 (34.29%) HP
7 12 (34.29%) Citrix
8 11 (31.43%) NetApp
9 10 (28.57%) EMC
9 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
10 9 (25.71%) WAN
10 9 (25.71%) LAN
10 9 (25.71%) CommVault
10 9 (25.71%) Firewall
10 9 (25.71%) Migration
10 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (22.86%) Skype for Business
11 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
11 8 (22.86%) Project Management
11 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
11 8 (22.86%) Cisco
11 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
12 7 (20.00%) MCSE
12 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 8 (22.86%) Skype for Business
4 4 (11.43%) MS Project Server
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.71%) IIS
6 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Firewall
1 9 (25.71%) LAN
1 9 (25.71%) WAN
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
3 4 (11.43%) Internet
4 3 (8.57%) Broadband
4 3 (8.57%) NAS
5 2 (5.71%) FTP
5 2 (5.71%) IPsec
5 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.71%) SMTP
5 2 (5.71%) SSH
5 2 (5.71%) Wireless
6 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Electronics
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Server Specialist
1 9 (25.71%) Wintel Server Specialist
1 9 (25.71%) Wintel Specialist
2 8 (22.86%) SAN Specialist
3 7 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Active Directory Specialist
4 6 (17.14%) Exchange Specialist
4 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
4 6 (17.14%) SAN Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Clustering
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.57%) FlexPod
1 3 (8.57%) HACMP
1 3 (8.57%) LPAR
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Unix
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) AIX
4 3 (8.57%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.57%) VMS
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Migration
2 8 (22.86%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Change Management
3 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.43%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (8.57%) High Availability
6 3 (8.57%) Network Design
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (8.57%) Storage Virtualisation
7 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) AWK
2 3 (8.57%) Perl
2 3 (8.57%) sed
2 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) MCSE
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.71%) CREST Certified
4 2 (5.71%) Cyber Scheme
4 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.71%) OSCP
4 2 (5.71%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
4 7 (20.00%) XenApp
5 6 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (8.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (8.57%) Veritas File System
7 3 (8.57%) vSphere
8 2 (5.71%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) cPanel
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) VMware
2 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) Citrix
3 12 (34.29%) HP
4 11 (31.43%) NetApp
5 10 (28.57%) EMC
6 9 (25.71%) CommVault
7 8 (22.86%) Cisco
7 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
8 7 (20.00%) 3PAR
9 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
9 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
10 3 (8.57%) IBM
10 3 (8.57%) Juniper
10 3 (8.57%) SAP
10 3 (8.57%) Symantec
10 3 (8.57%) Veritas
11 2 (5.71%) Oracle
12 1 (2.86%) Sitecore