The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Engineer
Rank 136 138 118
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 5 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.21% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£190 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.25
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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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2977 3062 2254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.41% 92.31% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1868 1850 1342
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 186 153
Average hourly rate £20.19 £19.31 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% +27.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Server
4 8 (53.33%) ITIL
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) FalconStor
6 5 (33.33%) EMC
6 5 (33.33%) NetApp
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (20.00%) Time Management
8 3 (20.00%) IBM
8 3 (20.00%) IaaS
8 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Isilon
8 3 (20.00%) NAS
8 3 (20.00%) IBM XIV
9 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) Brocade
10 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Server
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) FalconStor
4 5 (33.33%) EMC
4 5 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) Isilon
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Brocade
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix