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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Engineer
Rank 517 404 457
Rank change year-on-year
-113 +53
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 73 99 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 82
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.25 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Storage Engineer
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -59 34 £450 +12.50% 2
South East -1 20 £375 +15.38%
North West -10 8 £375 - 1
South West -25 6 £395 -12.22%
East of England -24 3 £425 - 2
West Midlands -15 1 £340 -2.85%
Midlands - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 98 (62.03%) SAN
2 89 (56.33%) EMC
3 72 (45.57%) NetApp
4 66 (41.77%) Brocade
5 59 (37.34%) Security Cleared
6 54 (34.18%) SC Cleared
7 46 (29.11%) VMware
8 45 (28.48%) Cisco
9 41 (25.95%) NetBackup
10 38 (24.05%) NAS
11 35 (22.15%) Windows
12 32 (20.25%) Linux
12 32 (20.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 30 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (18.35%) Finance
15 28 (17.72%) HP
16 26 (16.46%) UNIX
16 26 (16.46%) NFS
17 25 (15.82%) Replication
18 23 (14.56%) Capacity Management
19 20 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 19 (12.03%) Performance Management
20 19 (12.03%) Performance Monitoring
21 18 (11.39%) Connectrix
21 18 (11.39%) Red Hat
22 17 (10.76%) ITIL
22 17 (10.76%) Symmetrix DMX
23 16 (10.13%) Isilon
23 16 (10.13%) Fibre Channel
23 16 (10.13%) Solaris

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (2.53%) Apache
2 3 (1.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 98 (62.03%) SAN
2 38 (24.05%) NAS
3 18 (11.39%) Connectrix
4 16 (10.13%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (6.96%) LDAP
6 9 (5.70%) Firewall
7 8 (5.06%) DNS
8 7 (4.43%) Network Security
9 6 (3.80%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.53%) DHCP
11 2 (1.27%) LAN
11 2 (1.27%) WAN
12 1 (0.63%) SSH
12 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.63%) Internet
12 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.63%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (1.27%) MSI
General
1 29 (18.35%) Finance
2 8 (5.06%) Banking
3 2 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Publishing
4 1 (0.63%) Games
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) Flash
2 1 (0.63%) Middleware
2 1 (0.63%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.82%) Replication
2 17 (10.76%) Symmetrix DMX
3 11 (6.96%) Firmware
4 6 (3.80%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.80%) Clustering
5 5 (3.16%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.27%) Celerra
7 2 (1.27%) HP Superdome
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.27%) HP StorageWorks
7 2 (1.27%) NHS
7 2 (1.27%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.63%) Open Source
8 1 (0.63%) Online Games
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.15%) Windows
2 32 (20.25%) Linux
3 26 (16.46%) UNIX
4 20 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (10.13%) Solaris
6 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.27%) zOS
8 2 (1.27%) VMS
8 2 (1.27%) AIX
8 2 (1.27%) HPUX
9 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.56%) Capacity Management
2 19 (12.03%) Performance Management
2 19 (12.03%) Performance Monitoring
3 17 (10.76%) ITIL
4 13 (8.23%) Migration
4 13 (8.23%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (6.96%) Data Protection
5 11 (6.96%) Load Balancing
5 11 (6.96%) Release Management
5 11 (6.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (5.70%) Data Management
7 7 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.80%) Kernel Tuning
8 6 (3.80%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.16%) Network Design
9 5 (3.16%) Integration Testing
9 5 (3.16%) Change Control
10 4 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.53%) Business Continuity
11 3 (1.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.49%) Perl
2 11 (6.96%) Bash Shell
2 11 (6.96%) SQL
3 6 (3.80%) Bourne shell
3 6 (3.80%) VB
4 5 (3.16%) Python
5 3 (1.90%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.63%) C
7 1 (0.63%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 59 (37.34%) Security Cleared
2 54 (34.18%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.33%) NCDA
4 4 (2.53%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.90%) MCSE
5 3 (1.90%) Degree
6 2 (1.27%) MCITP
6 2 (1.27%) HP AIS
6 2 (1.27%) NCIE
6 2 (1.27%) EMC Certification
6 2 (1.27%) MCSA
6 2 (1.27%) MCP
7 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CCNP
7 1 (0.63%) CCNA
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.23%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (20.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 30 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (16.46%) NFS
4 14 (8.86%) SRDF
5 10 (6.33%) vSphere
5 10 (6.33%) Hyper-V
6 9 (5.70%) VMware ESX
7 7 (4.43%) Active Directory
8 6 (3.80%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (3.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.90%) XenServer
11 2 (1.27%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.63%) Snort
12 1 (0.63%) Nmap
12 1 (0.63%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.63%) Gluster
12 1 (0.63%) Postfix
12 1 (0.63%) XenApp
12 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (25.95%) NetBackup
2 8 (5.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.80%) YUM
3 6 (3.80%) Puppet
4 5 (3.16%) Nagios
5 3 (1.90%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.63%) Foglight
6 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 89 (56.33%) EMC
2 72 (45.57%) NetApp
3 66 (41.77%) Brocade
4 46 (29.11%) VMware
5 45 (28.48%) Cisco
6 28 (17.72%) HP
7 18 (11.39%) Red Hat
8 16 (10.13%) Isilon
8 16 (10.13%) Symantec
9 14 (8.86%) Oracle
10 13 (8.23%) Microsoft
11 11 (6.96%) IBM
12 10 (6.33%) Dell
13 9 (5.70%) Veritas
14 7 (4.43%) Citrix
15 6 (3.80%) CA
15 6 (3.80%) Hitachi
16 5 (3.16%) Sun
17 4 (2.53%) 3PAR
18 3 (1.90%) Dot Hill