The first table below looks at the demand for the Storage Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Engineer
Rank 493 510 472
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 77 32 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.069% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.074% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 18 56
Average daily rate
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£394 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £343 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Storage Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 +28 43 £400 -5.88% 5
South East +2 15 £350 -5.08% 3
East Midlands - 5 £400 -
South West -26 4 £425 -5.55%
West Midlands - 4 £340 -
North West -2 3 £388 -8.82%
East of England -24 2 £413 -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Storage Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 91 (59.87%) SAN
2 72 (47.37%) EMC
3 52 (34.21%) NetApp
4 51 (33.55%) Linux
5 49 (32.24%) Brocade
6 45 (29.61%) Security Cleared
7 42 (27.63%) Windows
8 40 (26.32%) VMware
9 38 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 35 (23.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 34 (22.37%) UNIX
12 33 (21.71%) HP
12 33 (21.71%) Red Hat
13 31 (20.39%) Cisco
13 31 (20.39%) Finance
14 27 (17.76%) NetBackup
15 26 (17.11%) Performance Management
16 24 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (15.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 23 (15.13%) Connectrix
18 21 (13.82%) Migration
18 21 (13.82%) Fibre Channel
19 20 (13.16%) NAS
19 20 (13.16%) Bash Shell
20 17 (11.18%) Solaris
20 17 (11.18%) Microsoft
21 16 (10.53%) Oracle
21 16 (10.53%) Python
22 15 (9.87%) Dell
23 14 (9.21%) Perl

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Storage Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.24%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.63%) Apache
3 3 (1.97%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (59.87%) SAN
2 23 (15.13%) Connectrix
3 21 (13.82%) Fibre Channel
4 20 (13.16%) NAS
5 12 (7.89%) LDAP
6 9 (5.92%) Network Security
7 8 (5.26%) Firewall
7 8 (5.26%) DNS
8 7 (4.61%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.63%) DHCP
10 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.66%) VPN
10 1 (0.66%) LAN
10 1 (0.66%) WAN
10 1 (0.66%) SSL
10 1 (0.66%) Internet
10 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.66%) IPsec
10 1 (0.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MSI
1 2 (1.32%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 31 (20.39%) Finance
2 11 (7.24%) Banking
3 1 (0.66%) Retail
3 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
3 1 (0.66%) Law
3 1 (0.66%) Legal
3 1 (0.66%) Publishing
3 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.24%) XML
1 11 (7.24%) JSON
2 2 (1.32%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.55%) Replication
2 8 (5.26%) CLARiiON
2 8 (5.26%) Wiki
3 6 (3.95%) Clustering
4 5 (3.29%) EMC Centera
4 5 (3.29%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.63%) Firmware
6 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.97%) Celerra
7 2 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.32%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.66%) Open Source
8 1 (0.66%) iSeries
8 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 51 (33.55%) Linux
2 42 (27.63%) Windows
3 35 (23.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (22.37%) UNIX
5 17 (11.18%) Solaris
6 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) AIX
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) CentOS
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.11%) Performance Management
2 21 (13.82%) Migration
3 13 (8.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (7.24%) Load Balancing
5 11 (7.24%) Release Management
6 8 (5.26%) Change Control
7 6 (3.95%) Kernel Tuning
7 6 (3.95%) Time Management
7 6 (3.95%) Business Continuity
8 5 (3.29%) Network Design
8 5 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (3.29%) Capacity Management
8 5 (3.29%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.63%) Configuration Management
10 3 (1.97%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (1.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.97%) DevOps
11 2 (1.32%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.16%) Bash Shell
2 16 (10.53%) Python
3 14 (9.21%) Perl
4 13 (8.55%) Shell Script
5 11 (7.24%) Ruby
6 10 (6.58%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.26%) SQL
8 6 (3.95%) Bourne shell
9 5 (3.29%) VB
10 1 (0.66%) C
10 1 (0.66%) VBScript
10 1 (0.66%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 45 (29.61%) Security Cleared
2 38 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.95%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.63%) Degree
4 4 (2.63%) NCDA
5 3 (1.97%) NCIE
5 3 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.32%) CCNP
6 2 (1.32%) CCNA
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.32%) VCAP
6 2 (1.32%) VCDX
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.66%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.66%) MCITP
7 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (15.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 13 (8.55%) NFS
3 8 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.26%) vSphere
4 6 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (3.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.97%) VMware Server
6 3 (1.97%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.32%) SRDF
7 2 (1.32%) XenServer
8 1 (0.66%) Snort
8 1 (0.66%) Nmap
8 1 (0.66%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 27 (17.76%) NetBackup
2 11 (7.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (5.92%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (5.26%) Tivoli
5 6 (3.95%) Puppet
5 6 (3.95%) YUM
6 5 (3.29%) Nagios
6 5 (3.29%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.66%) SCOM
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Storage Server
7 1 (0.66%) Foglight
7 1 (0.66%) EMC TimeFinder
7 1 (0.66%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (0.66%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 72 (47.37%) EMC
2 52 (34.21%) NetApp
3 49 (32.24%) Brocade
4 40 (26.32%) VMware
5 33 (21.71%) Red Hat
5 33 (21.71%) HP
6 31 (20.39%) Cisco
7 17 (11.18%) Microsoft
8 16 (10.53%) Oracle
9 15 (9.87%) Dell
10 9 (5.92%) IBM
10 9 (5.92%) Veritas
11 8 (5.26%) Hitachi
12 7 (4.61%) Symantec
13 6 (3.95%) Sun
13 6 (3.95%) CA
14 5 (3.29%) FalconStor
14 5 (3.29%) Dot Hill
15 4 (2.63%) 3PAR
15 4 (2.63%) Citrix