The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Storage Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Engineer
England / North West
Rank 129 153 150
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.13% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £395 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +79.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £368 £270
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +36.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £63.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-36.50% +57.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2489 3585 3186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.89% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 2128 1723
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 194 200
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Storage Engineer in the job title.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Storage Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 3 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £350 -
Storage Engineer
England

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Storage Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Storage Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) NAS
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
2 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) EMC
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Demand Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) NAS
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 1 (11.11%) EMC VNX
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Demand Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) EMCSA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) EMC
2 3 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
4 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 1 (11.11%) Isilon
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds