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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Specialist
Rank 555 520 480
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 14 19 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.041% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.044% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £408 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £345 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
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
44075 43066 37782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.55% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27490 25926 22039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1726 1867 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +6 7 £318 -29.60%
South East -16 5 £413 +22.22%
East of England +7 1 £450 -
West Midlands -5 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Storage Specialist
UK

Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 16 (66.67%) EMC
2 11 (45.83%) SAN
2 11 (45.83%) HP
3 10 (41.67%) NetApp
4 9 (37.50%) EMC Centera
4 9 (37.50%) NAS
5 7 (29.17%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (25.00%) Migration
6 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) Replication
7 5 (20.83%) CLARiiON
7 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
7 5 (20.83%) Brocade
7 5 (20.83%) IBM
7 5 (20.83%) Solaris
7 5 (20.83%) Symmetrix DMX
7 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
8 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) UNIX
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) Remedy
8 4 (16.67%) Veritas
8 4 (16.67%) Degree
8 4 (16.67%) Product Management
8 4 (16.67%) VMware
8 4 (16.67%) Banking
9 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
9 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) SAN
2 9 (37.50%) NAS
3 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (8.33%) Connectrix
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) EMC Centera
2 5 (20.83%) Replication
2 5 (20.83%) CLARiiON
2 5 (20.83%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Symmetrix
4 2 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Solaris
4 4 (16.67%) UNIX
5 3 (12.50%) HPUX
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 3 (12.50%) Windows NT
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Product Management
3 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) REXX
1 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) SRDF
1 2 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) OpenView
1 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (8.33%) EMC TimeFinder
2 2 (8.33%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) EMC
2 11 (45.83%) HP
3 10 (41.67%) NetApp
4 5 (20.83%) IBM
4 5 (20.83%) Brocade
4 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
5 4 (16.67%) Remedy
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 4 (16.67%) Veritas
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.33%) CommVault
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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