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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 47 64
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17  
Contract jobs citing SAN 33 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.39% 1.98% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.40% 11.82% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 2
Median daily rate £400 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +24.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £380 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £440 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.48 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.18% -32.14%  

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 141 110 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 18.77% 16.79% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 45 53
Median daily rate £400 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.78% -43.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAN in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAN in Milton Keynes

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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 26 June 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 24 (66.67%) VMware
2 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 18 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 15 (41.67%) Firewall
7 13 (36.11%) Linux
8 12 (33.33%) Windows
9 11 (30.56%) Cisco
9 11 (30.56%) HP
9 11 (30.56%) NAS
10 10 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (27.78%) Citrix
10 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
11 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.00%) WAN
11 9 (25.00%) ITIL
12 8 (22.22%) AIX
12 8 (22.22%) IBM
12 8 (22.22%) Migration
12 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
13 7 (19.44%) DevOps
13 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
13 7 (19.44%) SCCM
13 7 (19.44%) Network Design
13 7 (19.44%) NetApp
14 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
14 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (16.67%) Solaris
14 6 (16.67%) IIS

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 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) IIS
3 4 (11.11%) Apache
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) Firewall
2 11 (30.56%) NAS
3 9 (25.00%) WAN
4 4 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.56%) ATM
5 2 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (2.78%) ADSL
6 1 (2.78%) BGP
6 1 (2.78%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) IPv4
6 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.78%) LAN
6 1 (2.78%) MPLS
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) OSPF
6 1 (2.78%) SMTP
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) VLAN
6 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (8.33%) Big Data
3 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.56%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Architect
2 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) IBM XIV
2 5 (13.89%) LPAR
2 5 (13.89%) Replication
3 4 (11.11%) Clustering
4 3 (8.33%) Smartphone
5 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.78%) CESG
6 1 (2.78%) iPad
6 1 (2.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (22.22%) AIX
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 6 (16.67%) Solaris
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.89%) Unix
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.56%) zOS
8 1 (2.78%) CentOS
8 1 (2.78%) Debian
8 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Migration
3 7 (19.44%) DevOps
3 7 (19.44%) Network Design
4 6 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 6 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 5 (13.89%) Project Management
5 5 (13.89%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
6 4 (11.11%) UML
6 4 (11.11%) Use Case
7 3 (8.33%) Defect Management
7 3 (8.33%) IT Strategy
7 3 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
1 1 (2.78%) VB
1 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) MCSE
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) MCITP
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.78%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PMO
2 1 (2.78%) GPG13
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.78%) Firmware
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) SCCM
2 6 (16.67%) SCOM
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.78%) EdgeSight
5 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) VMware
2 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco
3 11 (30.56%) HP
4 10 (27.78%) Citrix
5 8 (22.22%) IBM
6 7 (19.44%) NetApp
7 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 5 (13.89%) Blue Coat
8 5 (13.89%) Brocade
8 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle
8 5 (13.89%) SAP
9 4 (11.11%) StorageTek
9 4 (11.11%) Sun
10 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
10 2 (5.56%) Dell
11 1 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (2.78%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
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