The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Storage Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Specialist
Rank 276 263 257
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.030% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.032% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.16% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 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
9183 9368 8743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.21% 94.31% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5555 5137 4795
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 449 482
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.90 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Storage Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Storage Specialist in the job title.

Storage Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Storage Specialist
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 Specialist across the South East region.

Storage Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Storage Specialist
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 Specialist across the South East region.

Storage Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Storage Specialist
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 4 £500 -
Storage Specialist
England

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Storage Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Storage Specialist in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) NFS
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
2 6 (75.00%) Data ONTAP
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) SCOM
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) NAS
6 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) Hitachi
6 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Firmware
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
7 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (12.50%) arcserve
7 1 (12.50%) Symantec
7 1 (12.50%) Service Management

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Data ONTAP
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) NFS
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) OVSD
2 1 (12.50%) SCSM
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (12.50%) arcserve
5 1 (12.50%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Isilon
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Veeam