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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 59 59 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing SAN 13 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.43% 1.39% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.30% 9.76% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £294 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £488 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +1.85%
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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
178 123 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.54% 14.24% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 42 20
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £242 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +114.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 14 (48.28%) EMC
3 13 (44.83%) NetApp
4 12 (41.38%) Finance
4 12 (41.38%) UNIX
4 12 (41.38%) Windows
4 12 (41.38%) IBM
5 10 (34.48%) Brocade
5 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (27.59%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 8 (27.59%) Migration
7 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
7 7 (24.14%) Clustering
8 6 (20.69%) Solaris
8 6 (20.69%) 3PAR
8 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
9 5 (17.24%) LAN
9 5 (17.24%) WLAN
9 5 (17.24%) WAN
9 5 (17.24%) Change Management
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.24%) NAS
10 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
10 4 (13.79%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (13.79%) SaaS
10 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (13.79%) BladeLogic

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (17.24%) NAS
2 5 (17.24%) LAN
2 5 (17.24%) WLAN
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) SSH
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) DMZ
4 1 (3.45%) MPLS
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) ADSL
4 1 (3.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) IBM Storage Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Storage Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Implementation Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) EMC Centera
3 1 (3.45%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) UNIX
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Solaris
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 2000
5 4 (13.79%) Windows NT
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.34%) SUSE
6 3 (10.34%) AIX
6 3 (10.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.90%) Bourne shell
2 2 (6.90%) Korn
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) C++
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
3 1 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) MCSE
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (10.34%) Terminal Services
4 3 (10.34%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.90%) NFS
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
6 1 (3.45%) Samba
6 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) BladeLogic
2 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 3 (10.34%) YaST
3 2 (6.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 14 (48.28%) EMC
3 13 (44.83%) NetApp
4 12 (41.38%) IBM
5 10 (34.48%) Brocade
6 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) 3PAR
8 4 (13.79%) Citrix
8 4 (13.79%) HP
9 3 (10.34%) Hitachi
9 3 (10.34%) Intel
9 3 (10.34%) Veritas
9 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
10 2 (6.90%) Symantec
10 2 (6.90%) Sun
11 1 (3.45%) Oracle
11 1 (3.45%) Cisco
11 1 (3.45%) Altiris