Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 63 93
Rank change year-on-year -40 +30 -29
Contract jobs citing SAN 15 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.90% 1.95% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.22% 9.76% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate £500 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +0.31% +8.14%
10th Percentile £358 £300 £320
90th Percentile £591 £438 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +21.43%
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 241 246 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.40% 20.02% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 152 123
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +18.08%
10th Percentile £230 £276 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 16
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £15.90 £11.75 £12.05
90th Percentile £60.00 £29.13 £19.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.13
% change year-on-year +11.76% +5.43% +34.38%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2018, 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) HP
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (40.00%) NetApp
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) Solaris
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (33.33%) NAS
6 5 (33.33%) XenApp
6 5 (33.33%) SCOM
7 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) SCCM
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (26.67%) Clustering
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification

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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) NAS
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) Skype
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Server Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Solaris
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Android
5 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (13.33%) AIX
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
2 3 (20.00%) CCSP
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.67%) VCP5
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
2 4 (26.67%) SCCM
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (13.33%) EdgeSight
4 2 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (6.67%) MOM
5 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) HP
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) NetApp
4 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (20.00%) Apple
4 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) Sun
5 2 (13.33%) Altiris
5 2 (13.33%) Brocade
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Ivanti
5 2 (13.33%) StorageTek
6 1 (6.67%) Genesys