The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Architect 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 Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Architect
Rank 554 542 555
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 26 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.042% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.045% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 10
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£464 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £590 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
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
47033 44604 49140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.46% 92.69% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29411 27456 28065
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1914 2465
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
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 Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Storage Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Storage Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Storage Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Storage Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Storage Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Storage Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Storage Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Storage Architect
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 Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 +15 13 £488 -7.14%
East of England -17 7 £463 +8.82%
West Midlands - 3 - -
North West -14 1 - -
South East -15 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
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Storage Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Storage Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 23 (53.49%) EMC
2 15 (34.88%) SAN
3 14 (32.56%) HP
4 13 (30.23%) Cisco
5 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
6 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
6 10 (23.26%) Resource Management
6 10 (23.26%) NetApp
7 9 (20.93%) Symantec
8 8 (18.60%) Brocade
8 8 (18.60%) 3PAR
8 8 (18.60%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (16.28%) Teradata
9 7 (16.28%) Data Security
9 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (13.95%) Windows
10 6 (13.95%) VMware
10 6 (13.95%) Dell
10 6 (13.95%) NetBackup
11 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
12 4 (9.30%) IBM
12 4 (9.30%) Linux
12 4 (9.30%) SQL
12 4 (9.30%) Finance
12 4 (9.30%) CLARiiON
12 4 (9.30%) Clustering
12 4 (9.30%) Citrix
12 4 (9.30%) NAS
12 4 (9.30%) Network Design

Storage Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Storage Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (4.65%) Apache Pig
1 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) SAN
2 8 (18.60%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (9.30%) NAS
4 3 (6.98%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.65%) DNS
5 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.33%) InfiniBand
6 1 (2.33%) SNMP
6 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.33%) FTP
6 1 (2.33%) HTTP
6 1 (2.33%) WAN
6 1 (2.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
2 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.65%) Text Mining
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) XML Schema
1 2 (4.65%) XML
1 2 (4.65%) Apache Camel
1 2 (4.65%) Apache CXF
1 2 (4.65%) RESTful
1 2 (4.65%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) CLARiiON
1 4 (9.30%) Clustering
2 3 (6.98%) Celerra
2 3 (6.98%) EqualLogic
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Resource Management
2 7 (16.28%) Data Security
3 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (9.30%) Network Design
5 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.98%) Low Latency
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Scrum
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Analytics
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.65%) Information Management
6 2 (4.65%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.98%) Perl
3 2 (4.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.98%) VCP4
3 3 (6.98%) CCA
3 3 (6.98%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.98%) CCNA
3 3 (6.98%) VCP5
4 2 (4.65%) MCP
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) MCSA
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) NCDA
4 2 (4.65%) NCIE
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) XenApp
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) NFS
3 1 (2.33%) SRDF
3 1 (2.33%) IAG
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) EMC
2 14 (32.56%) HP
3 13 (30.23%) Cisco
4 10 (23.26%) NetApp
5 9 (20.93%) Symantec
6 8 (18.60%) Brocade
6 8 (18.60%) 3PAR
7 7 (16.28%) Teradata
8 6 (13.95%) VMware
8 6 (13.95%) Dell
9 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.30%) IBM
10 4 (9.30%) Citrix
11 3 (6.98%) Oracle
12 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
12 2 (4.65%) Cloudera
13 1 (2.33%) Hitachi
13 1 (2.33%) Sun