The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for SAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAN over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 66 49 58
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9  
Contract jobs citing SAN 3 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.41% 2.79% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 15.56% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 4
Median daily rate £425 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £378 £375
% change year-on-year -7.28% +0.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.29% +41.66%  

SAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 161 135 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 21.85% 17.95% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 60 57
Median daily rate £450 £425 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +15.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.20 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing SAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SAN in Milton Keynes

SAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAN in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAN in Milton Keynes

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAN in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Milton Keynes

SAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SAN.

1 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (33.33%) Network Design
4 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
5 5 (27.78%) HP
5 5 (27.78%) NAS
5 5 (27.78%) Skype for Business
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Clustering
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) MCSA
6 4 (22.22%) CCIE
6 4 (22.22%) CCNP
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (22.22%) Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 4 (22.22%) Big Data
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 4 (22.22%) Private Cloud

SAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Skype for Business
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) NAS
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (22.22%) Skype
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) ADSL
5 2 (11.11%) DMZ
5 2 (11.11%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.11%) WLAN
6 1 (5.56%) ATM
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) FlexPod
3 1 (5.56%) IBM XIV
3 1 (5.56%) LPAR
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 3 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Network Design
2 4 (22.22%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Presales
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Email Filtering
5 1 (5.56%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VB
1 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCIE
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) MCSA
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) VCP5
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.56%) Firmware
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) XenApp
5 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) EdgeSight
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 2 (11.11%) Altiris
5 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) AppSense
6 1 (5.56%) Brocade
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) Genesys
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) SAP