The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Storage in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Storage over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Storage
Rank 129 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.095% 0.037% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
818 742 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.01% 27.80% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 425 364
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 48 55
Average hourly rate £20.35 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £25.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Enterprise Storage
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Storage across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Enterprise Storage Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Enterprise Storage
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Enterprise Storage Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Enterprise Storage
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Enterprise Storage Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Enterprise Storage also 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 that cited Enterprise Storage.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Replication
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) NAS
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) Veeam
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) High Availability
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere

Enterprise Storage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Enterprise Storage also 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 that cited Enterprise Storage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Salt
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Veeam
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) EMC