Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 84 107
Rank change year-on-year -21 +23 -24
Contract jobs citing SAN 28 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.17% 1.41% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.03% 8.09% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 12
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £305 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.70% -9.63% -
10th Percentile £382 £249 £249
90th Percentile £543 £453 £479
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £353
% change year-on-year +2.56% +10.64% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £23.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +57.89% -36.67% +57.89%

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 310 309 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.00% 17.41% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 170 196
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £160 £255 £253
90th Percentile £535 £539 £538
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £10.35
90th Percentile £54.75 £38.75 £27.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.69% +12.22% +27.66%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -18 26 £420 +38.84% 6
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 15 (53.57%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 11 (39.29%) Firewall
4 11 (39.29%) HP
5 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (35.71%) Windows
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
6 9 (32.14%) NAS
6 9 (32.14%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) Cisco
7 8 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 7 (25.00%) SCCM
8 7 (25.00%) SCOM
8 7 (25.00%) Citrix
8 7 (25.00%) NetApp
9 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 6 (21.43%) Use Case
9 6 (21.43%) Network Design
10 5 (17.86%) AIX
10 5 (17.86%) IBM
10 5 (17.86%) WAN
10 5 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (17.86%) Migration

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 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) SAS
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 9 (32.14%) NAS
3 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) ADSL
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) Skype
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VLAN
5 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Big Data
2 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (7.14%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (7.14%) Data Lake
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) PowerCenter
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Architect
2 9 (32.14%) Technical Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Server Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) IBM XIV
3 2 (7.14%) LPAR
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) AIX
4 4 (14.29%) Solaris
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 3 (10.71%) Android
5 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (21.43%) Network Design
4 6 (21.43%) Use Case
5 5 (17.86%) Migration
6 4 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
6 4 (14.29%) DevOps
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (14.29%) UML
7 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
7 3 (10.71%) Competitor Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.71%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
1 2 (7.14%) VBScript
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) CCNA
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.71%) MCITP
3 3 (10.71%) MCSE
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.14%) CCSP
4 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PMO
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
1 7 (25.00%) SCOM
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) EdgeSight
4 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) HP
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco
5 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 7 (25.00%) NetApp
6 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 5 (17.86%) IBM
8 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
8 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 4 (14.29%) Sun
9 3 (10.71%) Apple
9 3 (10.71%) StorageTek
10 2 (7.14%) Altiris
10 2 (7.14%) AppSense
10 2 (7.14%) Brocade
10 2 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (7.14%) Oracle
10 2 (7.14%) SAP
11 1 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks