The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Specialist
Rank - 112 107
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.041% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.044% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -31.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2620 2289 2533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.97% 93.28% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1123 1180
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 89 118
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Storage Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Storage Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Storage Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Storage Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Storage Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Storage Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Storage Specialist
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (100.00%) HACMP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (100.00%) LPAR

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) HACMP
1 2 (100.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle