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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Rank 63 63 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs citing SAN 7 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.86% 1.12% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.79% 7.46% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -22.22%
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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
146 134 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.94% 15.01% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 19
Average daily rate £380 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £227 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +93.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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
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 22 May 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 14 (66.67%) EMC
1 14 (66.67%) NetApp
2 12 (57.14%) IBM
3 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 10 (47.62%) Brocade
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 8 (38.10%) Migration
5 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 8 (38.10%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (33.33%) 3PAR
7 6 (28.57%) UNIX
8 5 (23.81%) Project Management
8 5 (23.81%) HP
8 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) AIX
9 4 (19.05%) Solaris
9 4 (19.05%) LAN
9 4 (19.05%) WLAN
9 4 (19.05%) WAN
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (19.05%) SaaS
9 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
10 3 (14.29%) Hitachi
10 3 (14.29%) ITIL
10 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
11 2 (9.52%) MS Office
11 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
11 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
11 2 (9.52%) MS Visio

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) WLAN
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IBM Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Storage Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Telematics
1 1 (4.76%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) AIX
4 4 (19.05%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.76%) VBScript
1 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) EMC
1 14 (66.67%) NetApp
2 12 (57.14%) IBM
3 10 (47.62%) Brocade
4 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 7 (33.33%) 3PAR
6 5 (23.81%) HP
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) Hitachi
9 1 (4.76%) Citrix
9 1 (4.76%) Cisco
9 1 (4.76%) Oracle