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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 53 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing SAN 14 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.00% 1.76% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.46% 10.45% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate £399 £500 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.25% +35.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.20 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +44.44%
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
104 134 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.86% 16.83% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 63 15
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.20 £23.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.92% +55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 7 (41.18%) Internet
5 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) NAS
5 7 (41.18%) Clustering
6 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 6 (35.29%) SMTP
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) Unix
6 6 (35.29%) HP
7 5 (29.41%) EMC
7 5 (29.41%) IBM
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) AIX
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) 3PAR
7 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
8 4 (23.53%) DoDAF
8 4 (23.53%) MODAF
8 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Internet
1 7 (41.18%) NAS
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) SMTP
3 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
4 3 (17.65%) Broadband
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) FTP
5 2 (11.76%) IPsec
5 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
5 2 (11.76%) SSH
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) SMS
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Web Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Web Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Deskside Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) JMS
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) AppFabric
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
2 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (23.53%) Cryptography
4 3 (17.65%) HACMP
4 3 (17.65%) LPAR
4 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.88%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 5 (29.41%) AIX
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (17.65%) VMS
6 2 (11.76%) Solaris
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) CRM
2 4 (23.53%) DoDAF
2 4 (23.53%) MODAF
2 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
2 4 (23.53%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) RUP
3 3 (17.65%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) OWASP
4 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) AWK
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) sed
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) CREST Certified
4 2 (11.76%) Cyber Scheme
4 2 (11.76%) OSCP
4 2 (11.76%) Tigerscheme
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) CCSP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MCP
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) MCTS
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) VCP5
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
4 3 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (17.65%) Veritas File System
5 2 (11.76%) Sendmail
5 2 (11.76%) vSphere
6 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) OpenView
1 4 (23.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.88%) cPanel
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) 3PAR
4 5 (29.41%) EMC
4 5 (29.41%) IBM
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 4 (23.53%) StorageTek
5 4 (23.53%) Sun
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 3 (17.65%) Symantec
6 3 (17.65%) Veritas
7 2 (11.76%) Brocade
8 1 (5.88%) Sitecore