The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Engineer
Rank 68 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.71% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.80% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £357
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -51.61%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
702 879 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.93% 89.51% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 437 395
Average daily rate £363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 54
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.55 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.17% -20.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £44.90 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer across the Cheshire region.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer across the Cheshire region.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Storage Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) Brocade
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) Wiki
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Banking

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Storage Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) EMC