The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Storage in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Storage over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Storage
Rank 241 243 233
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 12 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.13% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.45% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Average daily rate £400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £264 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £390 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £384
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £63.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 - -
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2628 2695 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.72% 28.99% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1543 1412 1284
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 177 161
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £12.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Enterprise Storage
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Storage across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Enterprise Storage Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Enterprise Storage
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Enterprise Storage Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Enterprise Storage
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Enterprise Storage Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Enterprise Storage
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Enterprise Storage Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Enterprise Storage
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 5 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
Berkshire - 8 £400 -
Surrey -6 4 - -
Enterprise Storage
England

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (64.29%) HP
2 17 (60.71%) Red Hat
2 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) VMware
3 14 (50.00%) Replication
3 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (46.43%) Unix
4 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
4 13 (46.43%) SAN
5 12 (42.86%) EMC
5 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (39.29%) NAS
6 11 (39.29%) 3PAR
6 11 (39.29%) Linux
6 11 (39.29%) Change Management
7 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
7 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 10 (35.71%) Brocade
8 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (32.14%) Solaris
9 8 (28.57%) Symantec
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle
9 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Cloud
9 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
10 7 (25.00%) EMC VNX
10 7 (25.00%) Capacity Management
10 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared

Enterprise Storage
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) SAN
2 11 (39.29%) NAS
3 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 3 (10.71%) DNS
5 2 (7.14%) FTP
5 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 2 (7.14%) SSH
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Banking
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Storage Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Administrator
4 6 (21.43%) Storage Administrator
4 6 (21.43%) Storage Support Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) EMC Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) SAN Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) EMC Storage Administrator
6 4 (14.29%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Architect
7 3 (10.71%) HP Storage Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) SAN Support
7 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Replication
2 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Cloud
3 7 (25.00%) EMC VNX
4 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Clustering
5 2 (7.14%) CLARiiON
6 1 (3.57%) HP Storage
6 1 (3.57%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Unix
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Solaris
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Change Management
2 7 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Coaching
6 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Line Management
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.57%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.14%) VCP5
4 2 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) NCDA
5 1 (3.57%) NCIE
5 1 (3.57%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) NFS
3 4 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (10.71%) ISA Server
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.71%) XenApp
4 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (7.14%) Veritas File System
5 2 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (17.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (10.71%) WSUS
4 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (7.14%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
4 2 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (7.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) HP
2 17 (60.71%) Red Hat
2 17 (60.71%) VMware
3 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (42.86%) EMC
5 11 (39.29%) 3PAR
6 10 (35.71%) Brocade
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle
7 8 (28.57%) Symantec
8 7 (25.00%) NetApp
8 7 (25.00%) Sun
9 6 (21.43%) Veritas
10 5 (17.86%) Citrix
11 4 (14.29%) Cisco
11 4 (14.29%) IBM
12 3 (10.71%) Dell
12 3 (10.71%) StorageTek
13 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow