The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Specialist
Rank 399 411 403
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 12 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.012% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.013% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.42% -17.64%
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
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
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 £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Storage Specialist
England

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
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 25 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 +19 4 £410 +2.50%
Storage Specialist
England

Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) EMC
1 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) Hitachi
2 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Legal
3 4 (26.67%) NetApp
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) Publishing
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 2 (13.33%) CommVault
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) EMC Centera
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Operations Management
5 2 (13.33%) Ionix
6 1 (6.67%) NCDA
6 1 (6.67%) NCIE
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) NAS
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) EMC Centera
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) NCDA
1 1 (6.67%) NCIE
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) Ionix
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) EMC
2 5 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 4 (26.67%) NetApp
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) CommVault
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Brocade
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas