Period
to 19 April 2018

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 6 months to 19 April 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 76 63
Rank change year-on-year -16 -13 +21
Contract jobs citing SAN 19 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.19% 1.65% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.98% 7.72% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 27
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £383 £319 £324
90th Percentile £537 £464 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £14.20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £14.20

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 238 298 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.88% 21.39% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 195 99
Milton Keynes median daily rate £431 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £313
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £407 £415
% change year-on-year +4.42% -1.93% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 £26.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +99.36% +67.19% -31.18%
10th Percentile £11.91 £18.03 £12.84
90th Percentile £60.00 £36.48 £18.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £26.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +71.96% +67.19% +17.00%

SAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing SAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Milton Keynes

SAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAN in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SAN.

1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 11 (57.89%) HP
4 10 (52.63%) NetApp
4 10 (52.63%) Firewall
5 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
5 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco
6 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
6 8 (42.11%) Blue Coat
7 7 (36.84%) Citrix
7 7 (36.84%) Solaris
7 7 (36.84%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) Unix
8 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) WAN
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
8 5 (26.32%) Banking
8 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
8 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
8 5 (26.32%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (26.32%) XenApp
8 5 (26.32%) Network Design
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
9 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture

SAN
Co-occurring 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (21.05%) Confluence
2 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) GitLab
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
1 9 (47.37%) Technical Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Implementation Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Junior
4 3 (15.79%) Junior Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Project Implementation Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Implementation Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
3 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
1 7 (36.84%) Solaris
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) zOS
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
1 5 (26.32%) Network Design
1 5 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (26.32%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (21.05%) Kanban
2 4 (21.05%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
2 4 (21.05%) Programme Delivery
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Release Management
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) IT Governance
3 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) CCSP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (26.32%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 11 (57.89%) HP
4 10 (52.63%) NetApp
5 8 (42.11%) Blue Coat
5 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
6 7 (36.84%) Citrix
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
8 2 (10.53%) Brocade
8 2 (10.53%) EMC
8 2 (10.53%) IBM
9 1 (5.26%) StorageTek
9 1 (5.26%) Sun