The first table below looks at the demand for the Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Specialist
Rank 533 537 538
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 24 13 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.028% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.030% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 11
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £341 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.42% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45662 43138 49058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.59% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28238 25865 28004
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1849 1986 2544
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Storage Specialist
UK

Storage Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 28 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 13 £400 - 1
South East -23 6 £335 -10.66%
East of England -29 3 £265 - 1
Yorkshire +1 1 - -
North West -6 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Storage Specialist
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Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 15 (45.45%) SAN
2 13 (39.39%) EMC
3 10 (30.30%) HP
4 9 (27.27%) NetBackup
4 9 (27.27%) Brocade
5 8 (24.24%) VMware
5 8 (24.24%) NetApp
6 7 (21.21%) Cisco
6 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) IBM
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL
7 6 (18.18%) UNIX
7 6 (18.18%) CommVault
8 5 (15.15%) Hitachi
8 5 (15.15%) Change Management
8 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (15.15%) Windows
8 5 (15.15%) Solaris
8 5 (15.15%) Linux
8 5 (15.15%) Citrix
8 5 (15.15%) Finance
8 5 (15.15%) Migration
9 4 (12.12%) Legal
9 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
9 4 (12.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (12.12%) Symantec
9 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
10 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) NAS
3 2 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) HTTP
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.03%) FCoE
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) CLARiiON
1 3 (9.09%) EMC Centera
2 2 (6.06%) Celerra
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.03%) Firmware
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Solaris
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) Operations Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.06%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (6.06%) Validation
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) NCDA
2 2 (6.06%) NCIE
3 1 (3.03%) CNA
3 1 (3.03%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) XenServer
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Tivoli
4 2 (6.06%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.06%) Ionix
4 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.03%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) EMC
2 10 (30.30%) HP
3 9 (27.27%) Brocade
4 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 8 (24.24%) NetApp
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco
6 6 (18.18%) IBM
6 6 (18.18%) CommVault
7 5 (15.15%) Hitachi
7 5 (15.15%) Citrix
8 4 (12.12%) Symantec
9 3 (9.09%) 3PAR
10 1 (3.03%) Veeam
10 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.03%) Veritas