Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

Storage Area Network (SAN)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 73 87
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14 -12
Contract jobs citing SAN 26 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.49% 1.63% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.87% 8.79% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £420 £303 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.84% -13.57% -
10th Percentile £382 £241 £293
90th Percentile £543 £456 £426
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £305 £338
% change year-on-year +37.70% -9.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 219 239 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.54% 18.50% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 132 147
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £185 £221 £258
90th Percentile £536 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 15
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +12.28%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £23.35 £19.80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +33.33%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 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 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
4 11 (42.31%) Firewall
4 11 (42.31%) HP
5 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
6 9 (34.62%) NAS
6 9 (34.62%) ITIL
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco
7 8 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 7 (26.92%) TOGAF
8 7 (26.92%) SCCM
8 7 (26.92%) SCOM
8 7 (26.92%) Citrix
8 7 (26.92%) NetApp
9 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 6 (23.08%) Linux
9 6 (23.08%) Network Design
10 5 (19.23%) AIX
10 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (19.23%) IBM
10 5 (19.23%) WAN
10 5 (19.23%) Migration
11 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003

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 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) NAS
3 5 (19.23%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) ADSL
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) MPLS
5 1 (3.85%) Skype
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Technical Architect
3 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Server Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) IBM XIV
3 2 (7.69%) LPAR
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
4 1 (3.85%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 6 (23.08%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) AIX
5 4 (15.38%) Solaris
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Vista
6 3 (11.54%) Android
6 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL
3 7 (26.92%) TOGAF
4 6 (23.08%) Network Design
5 5 (19.23%) Migration
6 4 (15.38%) Business Process Modelling
6 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 4 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (15.38%) UML
6 4 (15.38%) Use Case
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Competitor Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Defect Management
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
7 3 (11.54%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
1 2 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) CCNA
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) MCITP
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.69%) CCSP
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) XenApp
4 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
1 7 (26.92%) SCOM
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) EdgeSight
4 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) HP
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco
5 7 (26.92%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) NetApp
6 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 5 (19.23%) IBM
8 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
8 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 4 (15.38%) Sun
9 3 (11.54%) Apple
9 3 (11.54%) StorageTek
10 2 (7.69%) Altiris
10 2 (7.69%) AppSense
10 2 (7.69%) Brocade
10 2 (7.69%) Oracle
10 2 (7.69%) SAP
11 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
11 1 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks