Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 98 86
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12 +18
Contract jobs citing SAN 33 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.84% 1.56% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.73% 12.77% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 8
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £431 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% +13.48% +8.46%
10th Percentile £402 £389 £257
90th Percentile £485 £498 £427
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -26.67% +57.89% -37.91%

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 224 274 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.52% 12.22% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 131 151
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +3.91%
10th Percentile £300 £144 £248
90th Percentile £475 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 16
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% -6.98%
10th Percentile £13.41 £15.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.34 £40.20 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +38.89% -25.70% +10.11%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +11 32 £431 +7.81% 7
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 26 (78.79%) VMware
2 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
3 23 (69.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (66.67%) Windows
5 21 (63.64%) NetApp
6 20 (60.61%) Firewall
6 20 (60.61%) Windows Server
7 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
8 17 (51.52%) WAN
9 16 (48.48%) LAN
10 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
10 15 (45.45%) NAS
11 14 (42.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (39.39%) Office 365
12 13 (39.39%) Law
12 13 (39.39%) vSphere
12 13 (39.39%) McAfee ePO
12 13 (39.39%) McAfee
12 13 (39.39%) Sony
13 8 (24.24%) HP
14 6 (18.18%) Linux
14 6 (18.18%) Finance
14 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
15 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
15 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
15 5 (15.15%) Unix
15 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange

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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.06%) Confluence
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) CICS
4 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 17 (51.52%) WAN
3 16 (48.48%) LAN
4 15 (45.45%) NAS
4 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.09%) Wireless
6 2 (6.06%) Broadband
6 2 (6.06%) DNS
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security
7 1 (3.03%) ATM
7 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) DB2
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) GitLab
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 13 (39.39%) Law
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) Project Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Server Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.18%) Linux
4 5 (15.15%) Unix
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Solaris
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) zOS
7 1 (3.03%) AIX
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) High Availability
4 2 (6.06%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (6.06%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (6.06%) Server Hardening
4 2 (6.06%) Server Management
4 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (6.06%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.03%) COBOL
1 1 (3.03%) C-shell
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) JCL
1 1 (3.03%) Korn
1 1 (3.03%) Perl
1 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PMO
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
3 13 (39.39%) vSphere
4 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.09%) vCloud
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.03%) Samba
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.03%) Control-M
2 1 (3.03%) EdgeSight
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) VMware
2 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
3 21 (63.64%) NetApp
4 13 (39.39%) McAfee
4 13 (39.39%) Sony
5 8 (24.24%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.09%) EMC
8 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.06%) Brocade
8 2 (6.06%) IBM
8 2 (6.06%) Intel
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
9 1 (3.03%) Altiris
9 1 (3.03%) Centrify
9 1 (3.03%) Google