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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Specialist
Rank 557 547 533
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 26 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.037% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.040% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 13
Average daily rate
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£394 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £346 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +21 11 £400 -
South East -9 10 £364 -3.00% 1
North West -12 2 £425 -
East of England -25 2 £270 - 1
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Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (34.38%) Brocade
2 10 (31.25%) SAN
3 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 8 (25.00%) EMC
5 7 (21.88%) NetApp
5 7 (21.88%) Linux
5 7 (21.88%) IBM
5 7 (21.88%) HP
6 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
6 6 (18.75%) Windows
6 6 (18.75%) CommVault
6 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (15.63%) Hitachi
7 5 (15.63%) Citrix
7 5 (15.63%) Tivoli
7 5 (15.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (15.63%) ITIL
7 5 (15.63%) UNIX
7 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
8 4 (12.50%) Legal
8 4 (12.50%) Finance
8 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 4 (12.50%) Solaris
8 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
9 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
9 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
9 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) SAN
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) NAS
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
1 4 (12.50%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Flash
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) EMC Centera
2 2 (6.25%) Celerra
3 1 (3.13%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
3 1 (3.13%) Firmware
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) UNIX
4 4 (12.50%) Solaris
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
5 2 (6.25%) Validation
5 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Management
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) NCDA
2 1 (3.13%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) NetBackup
2 5 (15.63%) Tivoli
2 5 (15.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (6.25%) Ionix
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Brocade
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) EMC
4 7 (21.88%) IBM
4 7 (21.88%) HP
4 7 (21.88%) NetApp
5 6 (18.75%) CommVault
6 5 (15.63%) Hitachi
6 5 (15.63%) Citrix
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco
7 3 (9.38%) Symantec
7 3 (9.38%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.25%) StorageTek
9 1 (3.13%) Veritas
9 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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