Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 73 107
Rank change year-on-year -47 +34 -25
Contract jobs citing SAN 18 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.78% 1.62% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.54% 8.71% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +33.33%
10th Percentile £358 £300 £339
90th Percentile £591 £438 £530
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £14.20
South East median hourly rate £29.08 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -41.85% +25.00% +23.08%

SAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 325 310 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.09% 18.60% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 197 160
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +21.21%
10th Percentile £162 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £549
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +5.43% +34.38%
10th Percentile £13.08 £12.85 £12.87
90th Percentile £56.63 £40.60 £25.63
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £23.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year -24.25% -28.95% +62.50%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Buckinghamshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAN in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Buckinghamshire

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Buckinghamshire

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Buckinghamshire

SAN
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -34 15 £500 +25.00% 3
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) HP
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (44.44%) Firewall
4 8 (44.44%) Citrix
5 7 (38.89%) NetApp
5 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 6 (33.33%) Solaris
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (27.78%) SCOM
7 5 (27.78%) NAS
7 5 (27.78%) XenApp
7 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) SCCM
8 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification

SAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) SAS
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) NAS
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) Cloudera CDH
3 2 (11.11%) Data Lake
3 2 (11.11%) PowerCenter
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
1 7 (38.89%) Technical Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Server Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Solaris
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) AIX
6 3 (16.67%) Android
6 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
1 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Use Case
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) CCSP
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) MCITP
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (27.78%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCOM
2 4 (22.22%) SCCM
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (11.11%) EdgeSight
4 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (5.56%) MOM
5 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) HP
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix
4 7 (38.89%) NetApp
5 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
5 4 (22.22%) EMC
6 3 (16.67%) Apple
6 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 3 (16.67%) Brocade
6 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) IBM
6 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (16.67%) Sun
7 2 (11.11%) Altiris
7 2 (11.11%) Ivanti
7 2 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (11.11%) StorageTek
8 1 (5.56%) Genesys