The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Administrator
Rank 532 509 538
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 46 60 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.12% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.13% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 14
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£393 £388 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £326 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £448 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Storage Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Storage Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Storage Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Storage Administrator Daily Rate Trend in England

Storage Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Administrator across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Storage Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in England

Storage Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Storage Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Storage Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 22 £396 +18.72% 2
South West - 13 £500 -
South East -19 9 £380 -1.93%
East of England -20 1 £340 -
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Storage Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Storage Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 42 (55.26%) SAN
2 40 (52.63%) HP
3 31 (40.79%) Windows
4 30 (39.47%) 3PAR
5 26 (34.21%) VMware
6 23 (30.26%) IBM
6 23 (30.26%) EMC
7 22 (28.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (28.95%) vSphere
8 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
8 21 (27.63%) Linux
9 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (25.00%) Symantec
11 18 (23.68%) ITIL
12 17 (22.37%) NetBackup
12 17 (22.37%) Brocade
13 16 (21.05%) Tivoli
14 15 (19.74%) Finance
14 15 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (17.11%) SLA
15 13 (17.11%) Capacity Management
16 12 (15.79%) HP SIM
16 12 (15.79%) DV Cleared
16 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
16 12 (15.79%) DNS
16 12 (15.79%) DHCP
16 12 (15.79%) Firewall
16 12 (15.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

Storage Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Storage Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (55.26%) SAN
2 12 (15.79%) DNS
2 12 (15.79%) DHCP
2 12 (15.79%) Firewall
3 11 (14.47%) NAS
4 5 (6.58%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.63%) InfiniBand
6 1 (1.32%) SMS
6 1 (1.32%) LDAP
6 1 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Replication
3 7 (9.21%) Mainframe
4 5 (6.58%) Thin Client
4 5 (6.58%) Clustering
4 5 (6.58%) Fat Client
5 4 (5.26%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (1.32%) Firmware
6 1 (1.32%) Open Source
6 1 (1.32%) Celerra
6 1 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.32%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.32%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 31 (40.79%) Windows
2 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (27.63%) Linux
4 20 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (9.21%) Solaris
7 5 (6.58%) AIX
8 2 (2.63%) UNIX
9 1 (1.32%) HPUX
9 1 (1.32%) Debian
9 1 (1.32%) CentOS
9 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) ITIL
2 13 (17.11%) Capacity Management
3 9 (11.84%) Migration
4 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (3.95%) Project Management
6 3 (3.95%) Service Management
6 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.95%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.32%) Kernel Tuning
8 1 (1.32%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.32%) Change Management
8 1 (1.32%) Change Control
8 1 (1.32%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.32%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.32%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.32%) Release Management
8 1 (1.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) Korn
2 2 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (1.32%) C
3 1 (1.32%) Java
3 1 (1.32%) Perl
3 1 (1.32%) REXX
3 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.32%) JCL
3 1 (1.32%) Bourne shell
3 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) MCSE
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.63%) Degree
5 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.32%) VCAP
6 1 (1.32%) NCDA
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) SLA
2 5 (6.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (28.95%) vSphere
2 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
3 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (11.84%) XenApp
4 9 (11.84%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.63%) Gluster
5 2 (2.63%) NFS
5 2 (2.63%) StorNext
5 2 (2.63%) GPFS
6 1 (1.32%) XenServer
6 1 (1.32%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (28.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 17 (22.37%) NetBackup
3 16 (21.05%) Tivoli
4 12 (15.79%) HP SIM
4 12 (15.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (7.89%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.32%) Control-M
6 1 (1.32%) Ionix
6 1 (1.32%) Puppet
6 1 (1.32%) YUM
6 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) HP
2 30 (39.47%) 3PAR
3 26 (34.21%) VMware
4 23 (30.26%) IBM
4 23 (30.26%) EMC
5 19 (25.00%) Symantec
6 17 (22.37%) Brocade
7 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 10 (13.16%) NetApp
9 9 (11.84%) Citrix
10 8 (10.53%) Oracle
11 7 (9.21%) Cisco
11 7 (9.21%) ServiceNow
12 6 (7.89%) CommVault
13 5 (6.58%) Veeam
14 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
14 4 (5.26%) CA
15 3 (3.95%) Hitachi
16 2 (2.63%) Veritas
17 1 (1.32%) Adobe