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 27 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Storage
Rank 132 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.073% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£373 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £408
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -7.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.99 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.07%
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
869 789 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.11% 28.66% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 397 377
Average daily rate £350 £319 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -4.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £176 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 62 46
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -4.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £32.50 £25.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

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 27 November 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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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
Manchester - 4 £370 - 1
Enterprise Storage
England

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) NAS
3 3 (50.00%) Veeam
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) NAS
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Veeam
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle