The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Specialist
Rank 255 227 228
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.096% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.10% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.80% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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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
8997 7725 7969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 92.51% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4977 4137 3785
Average daily rate £375 £363 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 465 631
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £36.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Storage Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (61.54%) Brocade
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Tivoli
3 5 (38.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) NetApp
5 3 (23.08%) AIX
5 3 (23.08%) Flash
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) EMC
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) StorageTek
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) EMC Centera
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) Connectrix
General
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) EMC Centera
2 1 (7.69%) Celerra
2 1 (7.69%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) SRDF
3 1 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Tivoli
1 5 (38.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (7.69%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (7.69%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Brocade
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) StorageTek
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) Veritas
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft