The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Specialist
Rank 582 560 543
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 8 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.051% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.056% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 7
Average daily rate
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£338 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.55% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £296 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £364 £344
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 0 5 £315 -21.25% 2
North West -33 2 £325 -23.52%
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
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Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 26 (61.90%) SAN
2 23 (54.76%) HP
3 20 (47.62%) Windows
4 18 (42.86%) NetApp
5 15 (35.71%) Brocade
6 14 (33.33%) EMC
7 11 (26.19%) EMC VNX
7 11 (26.19%) EMC VMAX
8 10 (23.81%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (23.81%) VMware
9 8 (19.05%) CLARiiON
9 8 (19.05%) Linux
9 8 (19.05%) 3PAR
10 7 (16.67%) Cisco
10 7 (16.67%) Finance
10 7 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (16.67%) Celerra
11 6 (14.29%) Migration
11 6 (14.29%) Replication
11 6 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (14.29%) CommVault
11 6 (14.29%) IBM
11 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (11.90%) EqualLogic
12 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
12 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (11.90%) HP StoreVirtual
12 5 (11.90%) Dell Compellent

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 26 (61.90%) SAN
2 10 (23.81%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) NAS
3 1 (2.38%) SNMP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) EMC VNX
1 11 (26.19%) EMC VMAX
2 8 (19.05%) CLARiiON
3 7 (16.67%) Celerra
4 6 (14.29%) Replication
5 5 (11.90%) CMDB
5 5 (11.90%) EqualLogic
5 5 (11.90%) HP StoreVirtual
5 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.76%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (4.76%) Symmetrix
6 2 (4.76%) EMC Centera
7 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.38%) iPad
7 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Data ONTAP
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) UNIX
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Migration
1 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL
3 3 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) Change Management
4 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.38%) Operations Management
5 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.38%) Change Control
5 1 (2.38%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
1 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) NCDA
2 2 (4.76%) NCIE
3 1 (2.38%) HP ASE
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) vCloud
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (7.14%) EMC VPLEX
3 3 (7.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.38%) SnapVault
4 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.38%) SCCM
4 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) HP
2 18 (42.86%) NetApp
3 15 (35.71%) Brocade
4 14 (33.33%) EMC
5 10 (23.81%) VMware
6 8 (19.05%) 3PAR
7 7 (16.67%) Cisco
8 6 (14.29%) IBM
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.29%) CommVault
9 5 (11.90%) Dell
9 5 (11.90%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (4.76%) Veeam
11 1 (2.38%) Veritas
11 1 (2.38%) McAfee
11 1 (2.38%) Oracle
11 1 (2.38%) Citrix