The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Engineer
Rank 191 196 184
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 5 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.098% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £403 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% -10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £373 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £410 £357
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £38.75
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 14 (70.00%) SAN
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) EMC
4 8 (40.00%) NetApp
5 6 (30.00%) Tivoli
5 6 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (25.00%) HP
7 4 (20.00%) UNIX
7 4 (20.00%) Legal
7 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) NCDA
8 3 (15.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (15.00%) Brocade
8 3 (15.00%) Banking
8 3 (15.00%) CommVault
8 3 (15.00%) Law
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 2 (10.00%) SAP
9 2 (10.00%) HPUX
9 2 (10.00%) Solaris
9 2 (10.00%) Hitachi
9 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
9 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) NAS
2 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Legal
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (5.00%) HP StorageWorks
1 1 (5.00%) Symmetrix
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) HPUX
4 2 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (5.00%) Line Management
2 1 (5.00%) Time Management
2 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) NCDA
2 2 (10.00%) NCIE
3 1 (5.00%) MOS
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas File System
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.00%) PureDisk
3 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) Legato
3 1 (5.00%) Control-M
3 1 (5.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) EMC
2 8 (40.00%) NetApp
3 5 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.00%) Brocade
5 3 (15.00%) CommVault
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) Hitachi
6 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.00%) Veritas
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
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