The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of StorageTek products and/or services 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 StorageTek over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Storage Technology Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
StorageTek
Rank 243 229 227
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing StorageTek 7 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.096% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.20% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate £360 £388 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +12.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £333 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £388 £368
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4639 4069 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.89% 48.62% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2318 1994 2369
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 323 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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England

StorageTek
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

StorageTek Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

StorageTek
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

StorageTek Daily Rate Trend in the South East

StorageTek
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

StorageTek Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

StorageTek
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 StorageTek within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -18 6 £360 -15.29%
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
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England

StorageTek
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing StorageTek 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 StorageTek.

1 9 (90.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) Sun
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) UNIX
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) NAS
4 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) iSCSI
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) QA
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) CESG
5 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Cryptography
5 5 (50.00%) PKI
5 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 5 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (50.00%) ICMP
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) Internet
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) SMTP
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010

StorageTek
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing StorageTek 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 StorageTek. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) NAS
3 5 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) ICMP
3 5 (50.00%) Internet
3 5 (50.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) FTP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Support
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Storage Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Server Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) CESG
1 5 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (50.00%) PKI
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) XenServer
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) Sun
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Lumension
5 4 (40.00%) NetApp
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (10.00%) Brocade