The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title 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
Storage Specialist
Rank 155 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.079% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Storage Specialist
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
3564 3084 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.04% 94.28% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 1714 1351
Average daily rate £386 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Storage Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Storage Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Storage Specialist
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 Specialist across the North West region.

Storage Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Storage Specialist
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 Specialist across the North West region.

Storage Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Storage Specialist
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 Specialist 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 - 3 - -
Storage Specialist
England

Storage Specialist
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Brocade
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Lucene
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (16.67%) HBase
4 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (16.67%) HDFS
4 1 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming

Storage Specialist
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 that cited Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) HBase
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Lucene
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
1 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Brocade
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp