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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Specialist
Rank 594 606 571
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 27 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.062% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.065% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 17
Median daily rate £450 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £255 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £419 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £355 £328
% change year-on-year
+26.76% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £52.17 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -
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
47210 49030 46876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31067 31698 28896
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1405 1831 1932
Median hourly rate £17.10 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.01% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +22 9 £450 +26.76%
Yorkshire +6 8 £450 - 1
North West -1 4 £400 +23.07%
London -14 3 £600 +50.00% 1
South West - 3 £330 -
Storage Specialist
UK

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (51.79%) SAN
2 26 (46.43%) VMware
3 25 (44.64%) Migration
4 20 (35.71%) Linux
4 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 19 (33.93%) SC Cleared
6 18 (32.14%) EMC
7 16 (28.57%) Windows
7 16 (28.57%) NetApp
8 15 (26.79%) EMC VNX
9 13 (23.21%) Cisco
9 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (23.21%) Data Migration
10 11 (19.64%) ITIL
10 11 (19.64%) DNS
11 10 (17.86%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (16.07%) IBM
12 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.07%) HP
12 9 (16.07%) VMware Server
13 8 (14.29%) iSCSI
13 8 (14.29%) Brocade
13 8 (14.29%) DHCP
13 8 (14.29%) NFS
13 8 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
13 8 (14.29%) EMC VPLEX
13 8 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
14 7 (12.50%) MS Office
14 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
14 7 (12.50%) CentOS

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 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (51.79%) SAN
2 11 (19.64%) DNS
3 8 (14.29%) DHCP
3 8 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 6 (10.71%) NAS
5 5 (8.93%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.57%) LDAP
8 1 (1.79%) FCoE
8 1 (1.79%) Firewall
8 1 (1.79%) LAN
8 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.79%) VLAN
8 1 (1.79%) VoIP
8 1 (1.79%) WAN
8 1 (1.79%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.79%) HBase
3 1 (1.79%) Redis
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Billing
2 1 (1.79%) German Language
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Lucene
1 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) EMC VNX
2 5 (8.93%) EMC VMAX
2 5 (8.93%) NHS
3 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.36%) Replication
5 2 (3.57%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.79%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.79%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.79%) Statistics
6 1 (1.79%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Linux
2 16 (28.57%) Windows
3 8 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
4 7 (12.50%) CentOS
4 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.57%) AIX
9 2 (3.57%) Solaris
10 1 (1.79%) Unix
10 1 (1.79%) VMS
10 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.79%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Migration
2 13 (23.21%) Data Migration
3 11 (19.64%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (10.71%) Change Control
6 5 (8.93%) Change Management
7 4 (7.14%) Operations Management
7 4 (7.14%) Project Management
7 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.57%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.57%) Information Security
9 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
9 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.57%) Server Patching
9 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.79%) High Availability
10 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.79%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.57%) Perl
2 2 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.79%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) Ruby
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 19 (33.93%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) CISM
4 2 (3.57%) CISSP
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.57%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.86%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (16.07%) VMware Server
4 8 (14.29%) NFS
5 7 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
7 4 (7.14%) vSphere
8 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.57%) KVM
9 2 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.79%) Firmware
10 1 (1.79%) HDFS
10 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) EMC VPLEX
2 6 (10.71%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.57%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Grafana
4 1 (1.79%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) OVSD
4 1 (1.79%) SCSM
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) VMware
2 18 (32.14%) EMC
3 16 (28.57%) NetApp
4 13 (23.21%) Cisco
5 9 (16.07%) HP
5 9 (16.07%) IBM
5 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
6 8 (14.29%) Brocade
7 5 (8.93%) Dell
8 4 (7.14%) Hitachi
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle
9 3 (5.36%) Isilon
9 3 (5.36%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (5.36%) QNAP
9 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.57%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (3.57%) F5
10 2 (3.57%) Varonis
10 2 (3.57%) Veritas
11 1 (1.79%) arcserve
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