Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 113 84
Rank change year-on-year +24 -29 +15
Contract jobs citing SAN 29 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.72% 1.09% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.30% 9.03% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 7
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £478 £406 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.54% +33.20% -17.29%
10th Percentile £398 £375 £249
90th Percentile £500 £554 £453
South East median daily rate £385 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -3.75% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £29.08 £26.00
% change year-on-year +42.72% +11.84% -30.67%

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 218 288 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.95% 12.10% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 140 168
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £277 £158 £263
90th Percentile £500 £523 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.50% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 11
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +30.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £14.61 £17.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £27.24 £56.63 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £17.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +33.82% -32.00% +0.50%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +31 28 £478 +17.54% 1
SAN
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 (89.66%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
3 23 (79.31%) VMware
4 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
4 22 (75.86%) NetApp
4 22 (75.86%) Windows Server
5 21 (72.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (65.52%) Firewall
7 17 (58.62%) WAN
8 16 (55.17%) TCP/IP
8 16 (55.17%) NAS
9 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 14 (48.28%) Office 365
10 14 (48.28%) Law
10 14 (48.28%) vSphere
10 14 (48.28%) McAfee ePO
10 14 (48.28%) LAN
10 14 (48.28%) Sony
10 14 (48.28%) McAfee
11 6 (20.69%) Citrix
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
11 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (17.24%) SCCM
12 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (17.24%) Finance
12 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
13 4 (13.79%) HP
13 4 (13.79%) ITIL

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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) CICS
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) Firewall
2 17 (58.62%) WAN
3 16 (55.17%) NAS
3 16 (55.17%) TCP/IP
4 14 (48.28%) LAN
5 3 (10.34%) IP Telephony
6 2 (6.90%) Broadband
6 2 (6.90%) DNS
7 1 (3.45%) ATM
7 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security
7 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) GitLab
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 14 (48.28%) Law
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Publishing
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) Project Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Server Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) Linux
5 4 (13.79%) Unix
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.90%) Solaris
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.45%) AIX
8 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
8 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) High Availability
5 2 (6.90%) IT Strategy
5 2 (6.90%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.90%) Server Hardening
5 2 (6.90%) Server Management
5 2 (6.90%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Email Filtering
6 1 (3.45%) Kanban
6 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) COBOL
2 1 (3.45%) C-shell
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JCL
2 1 (3.45%) Korn
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 21 (72.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (48.28%) vSphere
4 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.45%) Samba
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (17.24%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) Control-M
3 1 (3.45%) EdgeSight
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (79.31%) VMware
3 22 (75.86%) NetApp
4 14 (48.28%) McAfee
4 14 (48.28%) Sony
5 6 (20.69%) Citrix
6 4 (13.79%) HP
7 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
7 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco
7 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.90%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.90%) EMC
8 2 (6.90%) IBM
8 2 (6.90%) Intel
9 1 (3.45%) Altiris
9 1 (3.45%) Brocade
9 1 (3.45%) Centrify
9 1 (3.45%) Ivanti
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle