The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Specialist
Rank 409 417 428
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 5 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.045% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.049% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
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£328 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.03% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Storage Specialist
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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
21502 22440 23541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 92.63% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15106 15254 16141
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 422 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Storage Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Storage Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Storage Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Storage Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Storage Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Storage Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in London

Storage Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Storage Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Storage Specialist
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 Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
City of London +3 4 £328 -20.12%
New Malden - 1 - - 1
Storage Specialist
England

Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 12 (66.67%) SAN
2 11 (61.11%) HP
3 8 (44.44%) NetApp
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Brocade
4 7 (38.89%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (33.33%) 3PAR
5 6 (33.33%) CommVault
6 5 (27.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco
6 5 (27.78%) CMDB
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (22.22%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (22.22%) Replication
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) EMC
8 3 (16.67%) UNIX
8 3 (16.67%) Dell
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 3 (16.67%) EqualLogic
8 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 3 (16.67%) EMC VNX
8 3 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (16.67%) EMC VPLEX
8 3 (16.67%) HP StoreVirtual

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) SAN
2 7 (38.89%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) CMDB
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
3 3 (16.67%) EMC VNX
3 3 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (16.67%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (16.67%) EqualLogic
4 2 (11.11%) Symmetrix
5 1 (5.56%) EMC Centera
5 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
5 1 (5.56%) Celerra
5 1 (5.56%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) NCDA
2 2 (11.11%) NCIE
3 1 (5.56%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (16.67%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.56%) SnapVault
4 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) HP
2 8 (44.44%) NetApp
3 7 (38.89%) Brocade
4 6 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 6 (33.33%) CommVault
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) EMC
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (16.67%) Dell
8 2 (11.11%) IBM
9 1 (5.56%) Veritas
9 1 (5.56%) Veeam
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