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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Storage
Rank 142 130 129
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.033% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £324 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £175.00 -
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
1050 907 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.16% 29.86% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 478 367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 47
Average hourly rate £16.56 £15.25 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% -9.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Enterprise Storage Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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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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
Cheshire - 5 £450 -
Manchester - 2 £400 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £295 -
Enterprise Storage
England

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Veritas
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Replication
3 6 (75.00%) NAS
4 5 (62.50%) Veeam
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) Middleware
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) OpenView
4 5 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) NetApp
5 3 (37.50%) IBM
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) Brocade
6 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (12.50%) Change Control
7 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) NAS
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Consultant
2 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) Storage Architect
5 1 (12.50%) IBM Storage Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Replication
2 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) OpenView
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Veritas
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Veeam
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Brocade
5 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (12.50%) EMC