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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Specialist
Rank 569 573 496
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -77
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 14 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.018% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.019% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £333 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £395
% change year-on-year
-6.42% -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1833 1870 2077
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 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
East Midlands - 6 £325 -
London +7 5 £310 -4.61% 1
South East -5 3 £375 +7.14%
Storage Specialist
UK

Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (59.26%) EMC
2 15 (55.56%) HP
3 14 (51.85%) SAN
3 14 (51.85%) NetApp
4 11 (40.74%) Migration
5 10 (37.04%) Windows
6 7 (25.93%) Linux
6 7 (25.93%) EMC Centera
6 7 (25.93%) NAS
7 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) UNIX
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 5 (18.52%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) Symmetrix
8 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
8 5 (18.52%) 3PAR
9 4 (14.81%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 4 (14.81%) Product Management
9 4 (14.81%) Banking
9 4 (14.81%) VMware
9 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (14.81%) Remedy
9 4 (14.81%) IBM
10 3 (11.11%) OpenView
10 3 (11.11%) Windows NT
10 3 (11.11%) SLA
10 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) SAN
2 7 (25.93%) NAS
3 4 (14.81%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) EMC Centera
2 5 (18.52%) Symmetrix
3 3 (11.11%) CLARiiON
3 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 3 (11.11%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) CMDB
5 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) UNIX
4 3 (11.11%) Windows NT
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 3 (11.11%) HPUX
4 3 (11.11%) Solaris
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Product Management
4 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
1 1 (3.70%) REXX
1 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) NCDA
2 2 (7.41%) NCIE
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) OpenView
2 2 (7.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) EMC
2 15 (55.56%) HP
3 14 (51.85%) NetApp
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) 3PAR
6 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 4 (14.81%) Remedy
6 4 (14.81%) IBM
7 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (11.11%) Brocade
8 2 (7.41%) Veritas
8 2 (7.41%) CommVault
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle