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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 48 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing SAN 11 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.82% 1.82% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.48% 11.71% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Median daily rate £413 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.20 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -9.24%

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
147 111 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.34% 15.50% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 34 55
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £328 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £544 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.10 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.34% -35.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
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 20 January 2017, 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 15 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Unix
4 9 (37.50%) Firewall
4 9 (37.50%) VMware
5 8 (33.33%) NAS
6 7 (29.17%) Clustering
6 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
6 7 (29.17%) Network Design
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
6 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
6 7 (29.17%) WAN
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco
6 7 (29.17%) LAN
7 6 (25.00%) WLAN
7 6 (25.00%) HP
7 6 (25.00%) Apache
7 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 6 (25.00%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (25.00%) J2EE
7 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 6 (25.00%) DMZ
7 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
8 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V

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 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
1 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (25.00%) Apache
2 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.50%) IIS
4 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) NAS
3 7 (29.17%) LAN
3 7 (29.17%) WAN
4 6 (25.00%) DMZ
4 6 (25.00%) WLAN
5 5 (20.83%) ADSL
5 5 (20.83%) MPLS
5 5 (20.83%) VoIP
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (16.67%) Skype
6 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (12.50%) ATM
8 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 3 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Voice Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (29.17%) Clustering
3 4 (16.67%) Private Cloud
4 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (4.17%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Unix
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (12.50%) Solaris
6 3 (12.50%) zOS
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Network Design
1 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Presales
5 3 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (12.50%) Logistics
5 3 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCIE
2 4 (16.67%) CCNP
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) MCSA
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) VCP5
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.50%) Firmware
4 3 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco
4 6 (25.00%) HP
5 5 (20.83%) Altiris
6 3 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 3 (12.50%) Dell
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle
6 3 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (4.17%) ForgeRock
8 1 (4.17%) Juniper