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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Architect
Rank 405 429 396
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 15 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.020% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.021% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
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£488 £518 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +18.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £408 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £603 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Storage Architect
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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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
City of London +30 5 £501 +3.19%
Storage Architect
England

Storage Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (66.67%) EMC
2 11 (45.83%) HP
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco
3 9 (37.50%) NetApp
3 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (29.17%) SAN
6 6 (25.00%) Symantec
6 6 (25.00%) VMware
6 6 (25.00%) Dell
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
7 5 (20.83%) Brocade
8 4 (16.67%) Network Design
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) Linux
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Citrix
8 4 (16.67%) IBM
8 4 (16.67%) Clustering
8 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
8 4 (16.67%) CLARiiON
9 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.50%) CCA
9 3 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (12.50%) CCNA
9 3 (12.50%) Active Directory

Storage Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (8.33%) Apache Pig
1 2 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Solr
1 2 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (29.17%) SAN
3 3 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.33%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.17%) SNMP
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) FTP
5 1 (4.17%) HTTP
5 1 (4.17%) SMTP
5 1 (4.17%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.33%) Text Mining
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
1 2 (8.33%) JSON
1 2 (8.33%) RESTful
1 2 (8.33%) Apache CXF
1 2 (8.33%) XML
1 2 (8.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
1 4 (16.67%) CLARiiON
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) EqualLogic
2 3 (12.50%) Celerra
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Network Design
2 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 2 (8.33%) Analytics
3 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Information Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.17%) Validation
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Perl
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) CCA
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.50%) CCNA
3 3 (12.50%) VCP4
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (12.50%) VCP5
4 2 (8.33%) NCDA
4 2 (8.33%) NCIE
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) MCSA
4 2 (8.33%) MCP
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) IAG
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) EMC
2 11 (45.83%) HP
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco
3 9 (37.50%) NetApp
4 6 (25.00%) Symantec
4 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (25.00%) Dell
5 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
5 5 (20.83%) Brocade
6 4 (16.67%) Citrix
6 4 (16.67%) IBM
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 2 (8.33%) Cloudera
8 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.17%) Sun