The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Storage Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Specialist
Rank 591 633 588
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 24 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.019% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.020% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 11
Median daily rate £435 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £255 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £415 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £338 £396
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -14.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Storage Specialist
UK

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
47082 49406 48378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31049 32107 30018
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1896 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Storage Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Storage Specialist in the job title.

Storage Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Storage Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Storage Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Storage Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Storage Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in England

Storage Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Storage Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Storage Specialist
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 10 £450 -
London -2 9 £443 +18.00%
South West - 3 £330 -
North West +13 1 - -
East Midlands -8 1 £265 -24.28%
Storage Specialist
UK

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Storage Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Storage Specialist in the job title.

1 33 (73.33%) SAN
2 27 (60.00%) VMware
3 18 (40.00%) Cisco
3 18 (40.00%) EMC VNX
4 17 (37.78%) EMC
4 17 (37.78%) Linux
5 16 (35.56%) Migration
6 14 (31.11%) Windows
6 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 12 (26.67%) HP
7 12 (26.67%) NetApp
8 11 (24.44%) DNS
9 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 10 (22.22%) Data Migration
10 9 (20.00%) IBM
10 9 (20.00%) ITIL
11 8 (17.78%) DHCP
11 8 (17.78%) VMware Server
11 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
12 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
12 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
12 7 (15.56%) CentOS
12 7 (15.56%) Ubuntu
12 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
13 6 (13.33%) Dell
13 6 (13.33%) Finance
13 6 (13.33%) 3PAR
13 6 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (13.33%) Degree

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (73.33%) SAN
2 11 (24.44%) DNS
3 8 (17.78%) DHCP
4 6 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 5 (11.11%) NAS
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.44%) LDAP
8 1 (2.22%) DMZ
8 1 (2.22%) FCoE
8 1 (2.22%) Firewall
8 1 (2.22%) Internet
8 1 (2.22%) LAN
8 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.22%) VLAN
8 1 (2.22%) VoIP
8 1 (2.22%) WAN
8 1 (2.22%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Billing
2 1 (2.22%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) EMC VNX
2 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.11%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (11.11%) NHS
4 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.67%) IBM XIV
4 3 (6.67%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
2 14 (31.11%) Windows
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.56%) CentOS
4 7 (15.56%) Ubuntu
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (8.89%) Solaris
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.22%) AIX
8 1 (2.22%) SUSE
8 1 (2.22%) Unix
8 1 (2.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Migration
2 10 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.89%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.44%) Change Management
6 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.44%) Information Security
6 2 (4.44%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.44%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.44%) Server Patching
7 1 (2.22%) High Availability
7 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.22%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) Perl
2 2 (4.44%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) CISM
4 2 (4.44%) CISSP
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Sun Certification
4 2 (4.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Server
3 6 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 5 (11.11%) NFS
4 5 (11.11%) vSphere
5 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.44%) KVM
6 2 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.22%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.22%) Firmware
7 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCOM
2 3 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.44%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (4.44%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Grafana
4 1 (2.22%) Nagios
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) VMware
2 18 (40.00%) Cisco
3 17 (37.78%) EMC
4 12 (26.67%) HP
4 12 (26.67%) NetApp
5 9 (20.00%) IBM
6 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.33%) 3PAR
7 6 (13.33%) Dell
8 4 (8.89%) Hitachi
8 4 (8.89%) Isilon
9 3 (6.67%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (6.67%) Oracle
9 3 (6.67%) QNAP
9 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.44%) Brocade
10 2 (4.44%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (4.44%) F5
10 2 (4.44%) Varonis
10 2 (4.44%) Veritas