Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 113 96
Rank change year-on-year +37 -17 -25
Contract jobs citing SAN 24 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.61% 1.06% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.97% 7.80% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 14
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £378 £350 £319
90th Percentile £500 £535 £464
South East median daily rate £380 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £37.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £20.66 £42.00
% change year-on-year +117.86% -50.82% -

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 185 295 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.40% 13.65% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 143 233
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% -1.22%
10th Percentile £260 £245 £213
90th Percentile £560 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £22.62 £46.75 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.61% +74.77% +77.15%
10th Percentile £14.61 £13.33 £13.63
90th Percentile £56.55 £58.50 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year -15.00% +1.91% -42.07%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +35 20 £478 +0.53% 4
Aylesbury - 2 £390 -
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SAN.

1 15 (62.50%) VMware
1 15 (62.50%) NetApp
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) WAN
3 13 (54.17%) SCCM
4 11 (45.83%) Network Design
4 11 (45.83%) Windows 10
4 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
4 11 (45.83%) Citrix
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) Firewall
5 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
5 10 (41.67%) IP Telephony
5 10 (41.67%) Blue Coat
5 10 (41.67%) Cisco
5 10 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 8 (33.33%) Publishing
8 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) LAN
9 5 (20.83%) DNS
9 5 (20.83%) SMTP
9 5 (20.83%) DHCP
9 5 (20.83%) LDAP
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco 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 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) WAN
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 10 (41.67%) IP Telephony
4 6 (25.00%) LAN
5 5 (20.83%) DHCP
5 5 (20.83%) DNS
5 5 (20.83%) SMTP
6 4 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (16.67%) IMAP
6 4 (16.67%) Internet
7 2 (8.33%) NAS
7 2 (8.33%) PBX
8 1 (4.17%) MPLS
8 1 (4.17%) SNMP
8 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Architect
2 14 (58.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (33.33%) Technical Architect
4 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 7 (29.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (16.67%) VMware Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix Technical Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Network Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (4.17%) IT Technical Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Network Design Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Network Technical Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) PKI
2 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 10
3 4 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Network Design
2 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
3 5 (20.83%) High Availability
3 5 (20.83%) IT Strategy
3 5 (20.83%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.67%) eTOM
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Storage Virtualisation
7 1 (4.17%) ITSM
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) CCIE
2 4 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MCITP
3 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) CCSP
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) NCDA
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) HAZOP
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) GPFS
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) GlusterFS
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) SnapMirror
2 1 (4.17%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) NetApp
1 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Citrix
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) Blue Coat
3 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.67%) EMC
4 4 (16.67%) Hitachi
4 4 (16.67%) IBM
5 3 (12.50%) Brocade
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Mitel
6 1 (4.17%) StorageTek
6 1 (4.17%) Sun
6 1 (4.17%) Veritas