The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role 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 Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Engineer
Rank 136 124 142
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.24% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.26% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.78 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.79%
Storage Engineer
England

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
2916 2663 3050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.30% 91.48% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1319 1540
Average daily rate £359 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 199 202
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Cheshire +7 4 £388 -
Manchester - - - - 1
Storage Engineer
England

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Storage Engineer in their job title 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 with Storage Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Brocade
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Wiki
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Connectrix
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Storage Engineer in their job title 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 with Storage Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Connectrix
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Wiki
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Brocade
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
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