Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 78 75
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 +15
Contract jobs citing SAN 33 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.37% 2.01% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.28% 16.59% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 7
Milton Keynes median daily rate £431 £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% +31.15% -9.63%
10th Percentile £402 £389 £249
90th Percentile £485 £498 £418
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £431 £400 £353
% change year-on-year +7.81% +13.48% +8.46%
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 191 205 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 13.70% 12.11% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 106 113
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £403 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.73% -9.75% +11.50%
10th Percentile £313 £178 £220
90th Percentile £473 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 13
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.85 £18.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.22% +25.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £12.69 £16.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.07 £19.65 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.93 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -16.18% +26.67% -6.98%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 27 (81.82%) VMware
2 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
3 24 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (69.70%) Windows
5 22 (66.67%) NetApp
6 21 (63.64%) Firewall
6 21 (63.64%) Windows Server
7 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
8 18 (54.55%) WAN
9 17 (51.52%) LAN
10 16 (48.48%) TCP/IP
10 16 (48.48%) NAS
11 15 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 14 (42.42%) Office 365
12 14 (42.42%) Law
12 14 (42.42%) vSphere
12 14 (42.42%) McAfee ePO
12 14 (42.42%) Sony
12 14 (42.42%) McAfee
13 8 (24.24%) HP
14 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
15 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (15.15%) Finance
15 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
15 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
15 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
15 5 (15.15%) Linux
16 4 (12.12%) Unix

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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) CICS
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) Firewall
2 18 (54.55%) WAN
3 17 (51.52%) LAN
4 16 (48.48%) NAS
4 16 (48.48%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.09%) Wireless
6 2 (6.06%) Broadband
6 2 (6.06%) DNS
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security
7 1 (3.03%) ATM
7 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) GitLab
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 14 (42.42%) Law
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (42.42%) Project Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Server Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) Unix
5 2 (6.06%) Solaris
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) AIX
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
6 1 (3.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Project Management
2 3 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.06%) Change Management
3 2 (6.06%) High Availability
3 2 (6.06%) Network Design
3 2 (6.06%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Server Hardening
3 2 (6.06%) Server Management
3 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (6.06%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.03%) COBOL
1 1 (3.03%) C-shell
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) JCL
1 1 (3.03%) Korn
1 1 (3.03%) Perl
1 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
3 14 (42.42%) vSphere
4 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.09%) vCloud
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.03%) Samba
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.03%) Control-M
2 1 (3.03%) EdgeSight
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) VMware
2 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
3 22 (66.67%) NetApp
4 14 (42.42%) McAfee
4 14 (42.42%) Sony
5 8 (24.24%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.09%) EMC
8 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.06%) Brocade
8 2 (6.06%) IBM
8 2 (6.06%) Intel
9 1 (3.03%) Altiris
9 1 (3.03%) Google
9 1 (3.03%) Ivanti
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle