The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Architect
Rank 408 366 423
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +57
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 4 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.055% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.060% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate £451 £538 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.09% -6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £368 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £568 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £458 £450
% change year-on-year
+36.61% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22435 20070 25951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.63% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15537 13598 16683
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 415 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Storage Architect
England

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 17 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (80.00%) EMC
2 7 (46.67%) SAN
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Replication
5 4 (26.67%) Brocade
5 4 (26.67%) Celerra
5 4 (26.67%) iSCSI
5 4 (26.67%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) HP StorageWorks
7 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (13.33%) NAS
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) EMC Certification
7 2 (13.33%) NetApp
7 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
8 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (6.67%) UNIX
8 1 (6.67%) Linux
8 1 (6.67%) IBM
8 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
8 1 (6.67%) Banking
8 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
8 1 (6.67%) Product Management

Storage Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (13.33%) NAS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Replication
2 4 (26.67%) Celerra
3 3 (20.00%) HP StorageWorks
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) Product Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) EMC
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Brocade
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) IBM