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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Storage
Rank 156 139 132
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.061% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £400 £378 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £384
% change year-on-year
+6.84% -4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 - -
Enterprise Storage
England

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
1253 921 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.06% 28.16% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 528 482
Average daily rate £400 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 40 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.66 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Enterprise Storage
England

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) OpenView
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) AIX Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Architect
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (25.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas