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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 46 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing SAN 14 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.28% 0.54% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 2.62% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £365 £431 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% +23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £366 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £496 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £26.75 £28.63
% change year-on-year
+27.10% -6.55%
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
102 191 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.59% 20.45% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 69 46
Median daily rate £450 £409 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.02% +5.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.86 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 15 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 10 (47.62%) Linux
4 9 (42.86%) Unix
4 9 (42.86%) NAS
5 8 (38.10%) VMware
6 7 (33.33%) Clustering
6 7 (33.33%) Firewall
6 7 (33.33%) WAN
6 7 (33.33%) LAN
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 6 (28.57%) J2EE
7 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
7 6 (28.57%) Apache
7 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
7 6 (28.57%) WLAN
7 6 (28.57%) DMZ
7 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
8 5 (23.81%) Altiris
8 5 (23.81%) Migration
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (23.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (23.81%) MPLS
8 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
8 5 (23.81%) VoIP
8 5 (23.81%) ADSL
8 5 (23.81%) HP

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 6 (28.57%) Apache
1 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
4 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (14.29%) IIS
4 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) NAS
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) LAN
2 7 (33.33%) WAN
3 6 (28.57%) DMZ
3 6 (28.57%) WLAN
4 5 (23.81%) ADSL
4 5 (23.81%) MPLS
4 5 (23.81%) VoIP
5 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (14.29%) ATM
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (9.52%) Skype
8 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Voice Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Wintel Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Brocade Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) SAN Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.76%) Brocade Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.76%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (4.76%) FlexPod
5 1 (4.76%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Unix
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) zOS
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
1 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Presales
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 3 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (14.29%) Logistics
4 3 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (9.52%) Release Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.76%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCIE
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCSA
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) VCP5
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Firmware
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Altiris
3 5 (23.81%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Dell
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) Brocade
6 1 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) ForgeRock
6 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Intel
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp