The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Architect
Rank 405 404 429
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 7 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.071% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.077% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £464 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% -4.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £413
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21907 22137 22840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.19% 92.82% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15325 15120 15560
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 408 472
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Storage Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Architect in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Storage Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Architect across the London region.

Storage Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Storage Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Storage Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Storage Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Architect across the London region.

Storage Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Storage Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Storage Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 12 (75.00%) SAN
2 11 (68.75%) Dell
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 10 (62.50%) EMC
3 10 (62.50%) HP
3 10 (62.50%) NetApp
3 10 (62.50%) Migration
3 10 (62.50%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (56.25%) Brocade
4 9 (56.25%) Symantec
4 9 (56.25%) IBM
5 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
6 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 6 (37.50%) NAS
6 6 (37.50%) CLARiiON
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) NFS
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) SAP
7 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
7 5 (31.25%) NetIQ
7 5 (31.25%) IBM Certification
7 5 (31.25%) Hitachi
7 5 (31.25%) Replication
7 5 (31.25%) VLAN
7 5 (31.25%) PlateSpin
7 5 (31.25%) Fujitsu

Storage Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Storage Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
1 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) SAN
2 10 (62.50%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (37.50%) NAS
4 5 (31.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
1 5 (31.25%) Big Data
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) CLARiiON
2 5 (31.25%) Replication
2 5 (31.25%) FlexPod
2 5 (31.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (31.25%) EMC VNX
2 5 (31.25%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (18.75%) EqualLogic
4 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.25%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Data ONTAP
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Data Protection
3 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) IBM Certification
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (31.25%) NFS
3 5 (31.25%) SRDF
3 5 (31.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (18.75%) IAG
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
1 5 (31.25%) EMC VPLEX
1 5 (31.25%) SnapMirror
1 5 (31.25%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
1 11 (68.75%) Dell
2 10 (62.50%) EMC
2 10 (62.50%) HP
2 10 (62.50%) NetApp
3 9 (56.25%) Symantec
3 9 (56.25%) Brocade
3 9 (56.25%) IBM
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) SAP
6 5 (31.25%) NetIQ
6 5 (31.25%) PlateSpin
6 5 (31.25%) Fujitsu
6 5 (31.25%) Veeam
6 5 (31.25%) Hitachi
7 2 (12.50%) CommVault
8 1 (6.25%) Citrix
8 1 (6.25%) Dell Compellent