Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 104 63
Rank change year-on-year +38 -41 +30
Contract jobs citing SAN 29 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.50% 0.96% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.59% 6.64% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 10
Milton Keynes median daily rate £495 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +25.00% +0.31%
10th Percentile £430 £365 £302
90th Percentile £500 £590 £441
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £478 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -4.50% +25.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £37.50 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 186 241 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 16.01% 14.41% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 129 149
Milton Keynes median daily rate £410 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £233 £295
90th Percentile £528 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -8.82% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £27.24 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.37% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £12.59 £15.90 £11.75
90th Percentile £51.00 £60.00 £29.13
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £22.68 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +19.36% +11.76% +5.43%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019, 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 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 25 (86.21%) VMware
3 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
3 24 (82.76%) NetApp
4 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
5 22 (75.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (75.86%) Windows Server
6 20 (68.97%) Firewall
7 18 (62.07%) WAN
8 17 (58.62%) NAS
9 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
10 14 (48.28%) Law
10 14 (48.28%) LAN
10 14 (48.28%) Sony
10 14 (48.28%) McAfee
10 14 (48.28%) Office 365
10 14 (48.28%) vSphere
10 14 (48.28%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (27.59%) Citrix
11 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
12 7 (24.14%) SCCM
13 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
13 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (17.24%) Publishing
14 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
14 5 (17.24%) SQL
14 5 (17.24%) Cisco

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 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) Firewall
2 18 (62.07%) WAN
3 17 (58.62%) NAS
4 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
5 14 (48.28%) LAN
6 5 (17.24%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.90%) Broadband
7 2 (6.90%) DNS
8 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.45%) Network Security
8 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 14 (48.28%) Law
2 5 (17.24%) Publishing
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) Project Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Server Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (3.45%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) Unix
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.34%) IT Strategy
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) High Availability
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Network Design
4 2 (6.90%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Server Hardening
4 2 (6.90%) Server Management
4 2 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (6.90%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) C-shell
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%) Degree
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%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 22 (75.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (48.28%) vSphere
4 6 (20.69%) 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 7 (24.14%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) EdgeSight
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) SnapMirror
3 1 (3.45%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) VMware
2 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 24 (82.76%) NetApp
3 14 (48.28%) McAfee
3 14 (48.28%) Sony
4 8 (27.59%) Citrix
5 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
5 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco
5 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.34%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) EMC
7 2 (6.90%) Intel
8 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.45%) Altiris
8 1 (3.45%) Centrify
8 1 (3.45%) Hitachi
8 1 (3.45%) IBM
8 1 (3.45%) Ivanti