The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Specialist
Rank 84 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.072% 0.087% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.095% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
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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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1320 1052 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.58% 91.96% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 536 320
Average daily rate £390 £359 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 20
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.19 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.95% -2.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £19.10 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Storage Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Storage Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Storage Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Storage Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Storage Specialist
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat