The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role 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 Storage Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Engineer
Rank 249 201 226
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 9 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.34% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 9
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£400 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £357
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -51.61%
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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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8981 7849 7624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.31% 91.97% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4174 3698
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 442 656
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Storage Engineer
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 Storage Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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 -3 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Storage Engineer
England

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (81.48%) SAN
2 18 (66.67%) EMC
3 15 (55.56%) NetApp
4 14 (51.85%) VMware
5 11 (40.74%) Brocade
5 11 (40.74%) Cisco
5 11 (40.74%) 3PAR
6 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (37.04%) HP
7 9 (33.33%) EMC Centera
8 8 (29.63%) EMC NetWorker
8 8 (29.63%) IBM
8 8 (29.63%) UNIX
8 8 (29.63%) Windows
8 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
9 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
9 7 (25.93%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (25.93%) Oracle
9 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.93%) Hitachi
10 6 (22.22%) SAP
10 6 (22.22%) Finance
11 5 (18.52%) SQL
11 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
11 5 (18.52%) NAS
12 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (14.81%) Linux
12 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
12 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) SAN
2 7 (25.93%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (18.52%) NAS
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) IPsec
4 2 (7.41%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Military
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) EMC Centera
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.70%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) UNIX
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (14.81%) Migration
1 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
2 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.41%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Firmware
3 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.70%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) EMC
2 15 (55.56%) NetApp
3 14 (51.85%) VMware
4 11 (40.74%) Brocade
4 11 (40.74%) Cisco
4 11 (40.74%) 3PAR
5 10 (37.04%) HP
6 8 (29.63%) IBM
7 7 (25.93%) Oracle
7 7 (25.93%) Hitachi
8 6 (22.22%) SAP
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.41%) Avaya
10 2 (7.41%) Juniper
10 2 (7.41%) IronPort
10 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
10 2 (7.41%) Nokia
10 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
10 2 (7.41%) Websense
11 1 (3.70%) Dell