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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 54 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing SAN 10 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.61% 1.16% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 6.00% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £294 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £290 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £394 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.63%
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
115 200 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.49% 19.32% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 95 35
Median daily rate £425 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +7.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.55 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) HP
4 9 (39.13%) Firewall
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) LAN
5 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
6 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
6 7 (30.43%) WAN
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
7 6 (26.09%) Unix
7 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
7 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
7 6 (26.09%) NetApp
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco
8 5 (21.74%) Migration
8 5 (21.74%) NAS
9 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
9 4 (17.39%) 3PAR
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) EMC
9 4 (17.39%) Citrix
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification

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 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
3 4 (17.39%) Apache
3 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
3 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) MS Project Server
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) LAN
3 7 (30.43%) WAN
4 5 (21.74%) NAS
5 4 (17.39%) DMZ
5 4 (17.39%) WLAN
6 3 (13.04%) ADSL
6 3 (13.04%) MPLS
6 3 (13.04%) VoIP
7 2 (8.70%) ATM
7 2 (8.70%) DNS
7 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (8.70%) DB2
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) SAN Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Server Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Server Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Wintel Server Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Wintel Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Active Directory Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) SAN Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Voice Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) FlexPod
3 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.35%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) zOS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
4 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Logistics
5 2 (8.70%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) Presales
5 2 (8.70%) Release Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCSE
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.35%) VCP5
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (8.70%) Firmware
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) HP
4 6 (26.09%) NetApp
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) 3PAR
6 4 (17.39%) Citrix
6 4 (17.39%) CommVault
6 4 (17.39%) EMC
7 3 (13.04%) Altiris
7 3 (13.04%) Juniper
8 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
8 2 (8.70%) Brocade
8 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (8.70%) Dell
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle
8 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (8.70%) Symantec
9 1 (4.35%) IBM
9 1 (4.35%) SAP
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