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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Specialist
Rank 572 583 583
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 34 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.060% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.063% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 6
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £280 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 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
46756 47408 46705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.70% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30937 29879 29302
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1327 1880 1986
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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
(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
North West -8 11 £400 -
London -2 8 £390 -2.50%
Yorkshire - 8 £450 -
South East -7 5 £488 +37.32%
East Midlands +2 1 £290 -11.45%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Storage Specialist
UK

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 25 (52.08%) VMware
2 22 (45.83%) SAN
3 20 (41.67%) Migration
4 18 (37.50%) Linux
5 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
6 16 (33.33%) Windows
7 15 (31.25%) EMC
8 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
9 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (25.00%) DNS
9 12 (25.00%) NetApp
10 11 (22.92%) EMC VNX
11 9 (18.75%) DHCP
11 9 (18.75%) VMware Server
11 9 (18.75%) Data Migration
12 8 (16.67%) Brocade
13 7 (14.58%) Ubuntu
13 7 (14.58%) CentOS
13 7 (14.58%) Cisco
13 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
14 6 (12.50%) EMC VPLEX
14 6 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
14 6 (12.50%) NFS
14 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 6 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (12.50%) Change Control
14 6 (12.50%) Degree
15 5 (10.42%) iSCSI
15 5 (10.42%) Fibre Channel

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 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) SAN
2 12 (25.00%) DNS
3 9 (18.75%) DHCP
4 5 (10.42%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (10.42%) iSCSI
4 5 (10.42%) NAS
5 2 (4.17%) LAN
5 2 (4.17%) LDAP
6 1 (2.08%) Firewall
6 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.08%) WAN
6 1 (2.08%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.08%) HBase
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Billing
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Flash
1 1 (2.08%) Lucene
1 1 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) EMC VNX
2 5 (10.42%) NHS
3 3 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.17%) IBM XIV
4 2 (4.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) EMC Centera
5 1 (2.08%) Statistics
5 1 (2.08%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 16 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) CentOS
3 7 (14.58%) Ubuntu
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.25%) AIX
7 3 (6.25%) Solaris
7 3 (6.25%) Unix
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.08%) HPUX
8 1 (2.08%) VMS
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Migration
2 9 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 6 (12.50%) Change Control
4 5 (10.42%) Change Management
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Operations Management
5 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.08%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (2.08%) High Availability
8 1 (2.08%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.08%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.08%) Product Management
8 1 (2.08%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) Ruby
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Sun Certification
4 2 (4.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.75%) VMware Server
3 6 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 6 (12.50%) NFS
4 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.25%) vSphere
6 2 (4.17%) Firmware
6 2 (4.17%) KVM
7 1 (2.08%) HDFS
7 1 (2.08%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) EMC VPLEX
2 4 (8.33%) SCOM
3 3 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.08%) Grafana
5 1 (2.08%) Nagios
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.08%) OVSD
5 1 (2.08%) SCSM
5 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) VMware
2 15 (31.25%) EMC
3 12 (25.00%) NetApp
4 8 (16.67%) Brocade
5 7 (14.58%) Cisco
6 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.42%) IBM
7 5 (10.42%) Oracle
8 4 (8.33%) HP
8 4 (8.33%) Isilon
8 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.25%) Veritas
10 2 (4.17%) Dell
10 2 (4.17%) F5
11 1 (2.08%) arcserve
11 1 (2.08%) Hitachi
11 1 (2.08%) Remedy
11 1 (2.08%) Symantec
11 1 (2.08%) Veeam