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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Specialist
Rank 593 603 577
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 29 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.029% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.031% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 6
Average daily rate £475 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £262 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £373 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.16% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Storage Specialist
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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
48700 48807 46973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32117 30128 29195
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1957 1952
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
North West - 14 - -
London -16 9 £433 +39.51% 1
South East -13 4 £500 +33.33%
East Midlands +1 1 £290 -10.76%
West Midlands - 1 - -
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Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 17 (44.74%) Windows
1 17 (44.74%) VMware
2 16 (42.11%) Migration
3 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
4 14 (36.84%) NetApp
5 13 (34.21%) SAN
5 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
6 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (28.95%) EMC
6 11 (28.95%) Linux
7 8 (21.05%) Brocade
8 7 (18.42%) EMC VNX
8 7 (18.42%) Data ONTAP
8 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
9 6 (15.79%) EMC VPLEX
9 6 (15.79%) Change Control
9 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (15.79%) iSCSI
9 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
9 6 (15.79%) NAS
9 6 (15.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 6 (15.79%) NFS
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.16%) ITIL
10 5 (13.16%) Change Management
10 5 (13.16%) IBM
10 5 (13.16%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (2.63%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) SAN
2 6 (15.79%) iSCSI
2 6 (15.79%) NAS
3 5 (13.16%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) LDAP
6 1 (2.63%) DHCP
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) HBase
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Flash
1 1 (2.63%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.26%) IBM XIV
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) EMC Centera
3 1 (2.63%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Data ONTAP
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.89%) AIX
7 3 (7.89%) Solaris
7 3 (7.89%) Unix
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.63%) HPUX
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Migration
2 6 (15.79%) Change Control
2 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
3 5 (13.16%) Change Management
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) Operations Management
4 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.63%) CRM
6 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.63%) ITSM
6 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Sun Certification
3 2 (5.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 6 (15.79%) NFS
3 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (5.26%) Firmware
5 2 (5.26%) KVM
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) HDFS
6 1 (2.63%) SRDF
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) EMC VPLEX
2 4 (10.53%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.63%) OVSD
4 1 (2.63%) SCSM
4 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) VMware
2 14 (36.84%) NetApp
3 11 (28.95%) EMC
4 8 (21.05%) Brocade
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.16%) IBM
7 4 (10.53%) Cisco
7 4 (10.53%) HP
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle
7 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.89%) Veritas
9 2 (5.26%) Dell
9 2 (5.26%) F5
9 2 (5.26%) Hitachi
9 2 (5.26%) Isilon
10 1 (2.63%) arcserve
10 1 (2.63%) Remedy
10 1 (2.63%) Symantec
10 1 (2.63%) Veeam