The first table below looks at the demand for the Storage Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Engineer
Rank 353 398 375
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 46 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.082% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.089% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 19
Average daily rate
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£384 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £358 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £406 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +28.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21794 22443 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.51% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14907 15270 15909
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
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 403 466 649
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Storage Engineer
England

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Storage Engineer
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 Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +32 15 £400 +3.22% 2
Storage Engineer
England

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Storage Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 50 (62.50%) SAN
2 38 (47.50%) Linux
3 34 (42.50%) NetApp
4 32 (40.00%) EMC
5 30 (37.50%) Windows
6 29 (36.25%) UNIX
7 28 (35.00%) Finance
8 26 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (30.00%) Red Hat
10 23 (28.75%) Brocade
10 23 (28.75%) VMware
11 21 (26.25%) Cisco
12 19 (23.75%) HP
13 18 (22.50%) Bash Shell
14 16 (20.00%) Solaris
14 16 (20.00%) NetBackup
15 14 (17.50%) Python
15 14 (17.50%) Perl
16 13 (16.25%) NAS
17 12 (15.00%) LDAP
18 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
18 11 (13.75%) Release Management
18 11 (13.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 10 (12.50%) Shell Script
19 10 (12.50%) Migration
20 9 (11.25%) Replication
20 9 (11.25%) Oracle
20 9 (11.25%) XML
20 9 (11.25%) Ruby
20 9 (11.25%) JSON

Storage Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Storage Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.25%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Office
2 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 50 (62.50%) SAN
2 13 (16.25%) NAS
3 12 (15.00%) LDAP
4 9 (11.25%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (5.00%) Connectrix
5 4 (5.00%) DNS
6 2 (2.50%) Firewall
7 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.25%) SSH
7 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 28 (35.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Publishing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) XML
1 9 (11.25%) JSON
2 1 (1.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Replication
2 8 (10.00%) CLARiiON
3 7 (8.75%) Clustering
4 6 (7.50%) Wiki
5 4 (5.00%) Celerra
5 4 (5.00%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.75%) EqualLogic
6 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.50%) EMC Centera
7 2 (2.50%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (1.25%) Open Source
8 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.25%) Firmware
8 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 38 (47.50%) Linux
2 30 (37.50%) Windows
3 29 (36.25%) UNIX
4 26 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (20.00%) Solaris
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) CentOS
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
1 11 (13.75%) Release Management
2 10 (12.50%) Migration
3 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.50%) Change Control
4 6 (7.50%) Kernel Tuning
5 5 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.75%) DevOps
7 3 (3.75%) Time Management
8 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.50%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.25%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.25%) High Availability
9 1 (1.25%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) Bash Shell
2 14 (17.50%) Perl
2 14 (17.50%) Python
3 10 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 9 (11.25%) Ruby
5 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.50%) Bourne shell
7 3 (3.75%) SQL
8 1 (1.25%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.50%) VCAP
4 2 (2.50%) VCDX
4 2 (2.50%) NCDA
5 1 (1.25%) NCIE
5 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.25%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.75%) NFS
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (7.50%) vSphere
4 5 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (6.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.50%) XenServer
6 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.25%) Snort
7 1 (1.25%) Nmap
7 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.25%) Postfix
7 1 (1.25%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (8.75%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (7.50%) YUM
4 6 (7.50%) Puppet
5 5 (6.25%) Tivoli
5 5 (6.25%) Nagios
6 1 (1.25%) Foglight
6 1 (1.25%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (1.25%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (1.25%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 34 (42.50%) NetApp
2 32 (40.00%) EMC
3 24 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 23 (28.75%) VMware
4 23 (28.75%) Brocade
5 21 (26.25%) Cisco
6 19 (23.75%) HP
7 9 (11.25%) Oracle
8 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (8.75%) Veritas
10 6 (7.50%) Sun
10 6 (7.50%) Hitachi
11 5 (6.25%) CA
12 4 (5.00%) CommVault
12 4 (5.00%) Citrix
12 4 (5.00%) Dell
12 4 (5.00%) IBM
13 3 (3.75%) Symantec
14 2 (2.50%) JBoss
15 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
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