The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Consultant
Rank 544 531 470
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Consultant 35 32 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.068% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.074% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 26
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£450 £400 £429
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £330 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £448 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £431
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -7.24%
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
45351 43382 41162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29375 26642 23707
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1869 1912 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.88 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Storage Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Storage Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Storage Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Storage Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

Storage Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Storage Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Storage Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Storage Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Storage Consultant
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 Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 29 December 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 +10 15 £450 +12.50% 1
South East -23 8 £420 +27.27% 2
North West -1 5 £425 +3.03%
West Midlands -7 2 - -
East of England - 2 £550 -
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Storage Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Storage Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 35 (46.67%) EMC
2 32 (42.67%) SAN
3 19 (25.33%) Migration
4 17 (22.67%) Windows
5 16 (21.33%) VMware
6 14 (18.67%) NetApp
6 14 (18.67%) Brocade
7 11 (14.67%) Cisco
8 10 (13.33%) IBM
9 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (12.00%) HP
10 8 (10.67%) Solaris
10 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
11 7 (9.33%) UNIX
11 7 (9.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (8.00%) Tivoli
12 6 (8.00%) CLARiiON
12 6 (8.00%) Oracle
12 6 (8.00%) 3PAR
12 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (6.67%) Ionix
13 5 (6.67%) NAS
13 5 (6.67%) Symmetrix DMX
13 5 (6.67%) SRDF
13 5 (6.67%) Operations Management
13 5 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (6.67%) Banking
13 5 (6.67%) Linux
13 5 (6.67%) EMC Centera

Storage Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Storage Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (42.67%) SAN
2 5 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.33%) FTP
3 1 (1.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) Connectrix
3 1 (1.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.33%) MS Access
2 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (6.67%) Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Law
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) CLARiiON
2 5 (6.67%) Symmetrix DMX
2 5 (6.67%) EMC Centera
3 2 (2.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.33%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.33%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.33%) Celerra
4 1 (1.33%) iSeries
4 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Solaris
3 7 (9.33%) UNIX
4 5 (6.67%) Linux
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.00%) AIX
5 3 (4.00%) HPUX
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Migration
2 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (6.67%) Operations Management
4 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (4.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.67%) Change Management
6 2 (2.67%) ITIL
6 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.67%) Change Control
6 2 (2.67%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.33%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.33%) Software Architecture
7 1 (1.33%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) NCDA
3 2 (2.67%) NCIE
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.67%) SRDF
3 3 (4.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (2.67%) vSphere
4 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.33%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.33%) XenServer
5 1 (1.33%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.33%) NFS
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (8.00%) Tivoli
3 5 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (6.67%) Ionix
4 2 (2.67%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.33%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (1.33%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 35 (46.67%) EMC
2 16 (21.33%) VMware
3 14 (18.67%) Brocade
3 14 (18.67%) NetApp
4 11 (14.67%) Cisco
5 10 (13.33%) IBM
6 9 (12.00%) HP
7 6 (8.00%) Oracle
7 6 (8.00%) 3PAR
8 4 (5.33%) Symantec
8 4 (5.33%) Hitachi
9 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.00%) Isilon
10 2 (2.67%) SAP
10 2 (2.67%) Veritas
11 1 (1.33%) Informatica
11 1 (1.33%) Websense
11 1 (1.33%) Citrix
11 1 (1.33%) BMC