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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Architect
Rank 576 548 541
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 19 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.045% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.048% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 12
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£455 £440 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +2.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £650 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
South East -3 8 £475 -
London -10 7 £375 -14.77%
East of England -3 1 £324 -29.93%
North West -27 1 £324 -
South Coast - 1 - -
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Storage Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 18 (56.25%) IBM
1 18 (56.25%) SAN
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (46.88%) NetApp
4 14 (43.75%) HP
4 14 (43.75%) Windows
4 14 (43.75%) Cisco
5 13 (40.63%) EMC
6 12 (37.50%) Dell
6 12 (37.50%) Migration
6 12 (37.50%) Brocade
6 12 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (31.25%) NAS
7 10 (31.25%) Symantec
8 9 (28.13%) Data ONTAP
9 8 (25.00%) EMC VNX
9 8 (25.00%) Data Protection
9 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 8 (25.00%) Replication
10 7 (21.88%) CLARiiON
10 7 (21.88%) Hitachi
10 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
10 7 (21.88%) NFS
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle
10 7 (21.88%) SAP
10 7 (21.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (21.88%) EMC VMAX
10 7 (21.88%) EMC VPLEX
10 7 (21.88%) Data Centre

Storage Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 6 (18.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) SAN
2 12 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (31.25%) NAS
4 6 (18.75%) VLAN
5 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
6 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
1 6 (18.75%) Big Data
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Replication
1 8 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 7 (21.88%) EMC VMAX
2 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.88%) CLARiiON
3 6 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (18.75%) FlexPod
4 3 (9.38%) EqualLogic
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (6.25%) NHS
6 1 (3.13%) DTV
6 1 (3.13%) Statistics
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) Celerra
6 1 (3.13%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Data ONTAP
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Migration
2 8 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
4 4 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.13%) UML
6 1 (3.13%) RUP
6 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) IBM Certification
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (21.88%) NFS
3 7 (21.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 6 (18.75%) vSphere
4 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 6 (18.75%) SRDF
5 5 (15.63%) XenApp
6 3 (9.38%) IAG
7 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) EMC VPLEX
1 7 (21.88%) SnapMirror
2 6 (18.75%) SnapVault
2 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) IBM
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (46.88%) NetApp
4 14 (43.75%) Cisco
4 14 (43.75%) HP
5 13 (40.63%) EMC
6 12 (37.50%) Dell
6 12 (37.50%) Brocade
7 10 (31.25%) Symantec
8 7 (21.88%) Hitachi
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle
8 7 (21.88%) SAP
9 6 (18.75%) PlateSpin
9 6 (18.75%) Fujitsu
9 6 (18.75%) Veeam
9 6 (18.75%) NetIQ
10 5 (15.63%) Citrix
11 3 (9.38%) 3PAR
12 2 (6.25%) Veritas