Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 85 98
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 -11
Contract jobs citing SAN 16 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.13% 1.84% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.58% 14.73% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 19
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £470 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.99% +7.81% +13.48%
10th Percentile £238 £402 £389
90th Percentile £475 £485 £498
South East median daily rate £386 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -6.36% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £80.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +190.91% -26.67% +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 167 224 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.84% 12.52% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 116 131
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £163 £300 £144
90th Percentile £550 £475 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 13
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -10.53% +26.67%
10th Percentile £12.36 £13.41 £15.50
90th Percentile £36.50 £38.34 £40.20
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +60.00% +38.89% -25.70%

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 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 21 October 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 +11 16 £470 +8.99% 6
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) WAN
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) Network Design
4 9 (56.25%) NetApp
4 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco
5 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (43.75%) IP Telephony
6 7 (43.75%) Blue Coat
6 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
6 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
6 7 (43.75%) LAN
6 7 (43.75%) PBX
6 7 (43.75%) SCCM
6 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
7 5 (31.25%) DHCP
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 5 (31.25%) Citrix
7 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (31.25%) Publishing
8 4 (25.00%) Mitel
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (18.75%) Degree
9 3 (18.75%) IMAP
9 3 (18.75%) eTOM

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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) WAN
2 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) IP Telephony
3 7 (43.75%) LAN
3 7 (43.75%) PBX
4 5 (31.25%) DHCP
4 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) IMAP
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) SMTP
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
7 1 (6.25%) Skype
7 1 (6.25%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Publishing
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
2 8 (50.00%) Network Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Network Technical Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Network Design
2 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
3 3 (18.75%) eTOM
3 3 (18.75%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
3 3 (18.75%) Product Roadmap
3 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Virtualisation
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCIE
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) NetApp
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Blue Coat
3 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) Mitel
6 3 (18.75%) Dell
7 2 (12.50%) EMC
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) arcserve
8 1 (6.25%) Brocade
8 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
8 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
8 1 (6.25%) IBM
8 1 (6.25%) Remedy
8 1 (6.25%) Symantec