The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Storage in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Storage over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Storage
Rank 592 582 588
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 55 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.091% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 30
Median daily rate £375 £388 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £307 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £324
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17832 17935 17416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.24% 31.96% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11535 11197 10680
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 679 704
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

Enterprise Storage
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Enterprise Storage Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Enterprise Storage
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage within the UK.

Enterprise Storage Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Enterprise Storage
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Enterprise Storage Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Enterprise Storage
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Storage within the UK.

Enterprise Storage Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
England +11 48 £383 +0.32% 5
London +24 18 £385 -16.75% 2
Yorkshire +8 9 £475 +28.37%
North East - 9 £318 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £318 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £318 -
Leeds +4 8 £426 +15.20%
West Yorkshire -8 8 £426 +15.20%
Scotland -6 7 £320 -24.70%
South East -3 6 £385 +2.66%
Surrey -9 5 £395 +17.03%
Renfrewshire - 4 £320 -
Erskine - 4 £320 -
Merseyside 0 3 £400 +35.59%
North West -15 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Glasgow - 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 £400 -
Harrow - 3 £395 -
North Yorkshire +2 2 £475 -
Bromley - 2 - -
Selby - 2 £475 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
City of London +54 1 £375 - 1
Hampshire +8 1 £375 -11.76%
South West +8 1 £325 -45.83% 1
East Midlands +4 1 £325 -28.01%
York +1 1 £475 -
East Yorkshire -1 1 £475 -
Hull -2 1 £475 -
Wiltshire -6 1 £325 -45.83%

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Storage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Enterprise Storage.

1 65 (56.03%) SAN
2 54 (46.55%) Windows
3 49 (42.24%) Data Centre
4 47 (40.52%) NAS
5 45 (38.79%) VMware
6 43 (37.07%) EMC
7 42 (36.21%) Linux
8 40 (34.48%) Microsoft
9 37 (31.90%) Active Directory
10 35 (30.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (30.17%) Fibre Channel
11 31 (26.72%) Cisco
12 30 (25.86%) NetApp
12 30 (25.86%) Brocade
13 27 (23.28%) EMC VNX
14 26 (22.41%) Windows Server
15 25 (21.55%) Migration
16 23 (19.83%) HP
16 23 (19.83%) Unix
17 22 (18.97%) ITIL
17 22 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 21 (18.10%) Firewall
19 20 (17.24%) SQL
19 20 (17.24%) Replication
20 19 (16.38%) Oracle
20 19 (16.38%) Red Hat
21 18 (15.52%) Change Management
21 18 (15.52%) Solaris
21 18 (15.52%) NetBackup
22 17 (14.66%) DNS

Enterprise Storage
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (12.93%) SharePoint
2 14 (12.07%) MS Exchange
3 12 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.17%) IIS
5 5 (4.31%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.45%) Apache
6 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) MS Office
1 10 (8.62%) MS Project
2 5 (4.31%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Aligne
1 1 (0.86%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.59%) IaaS
4 2 (1.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (56.03%) SAN
2 47 (40.52%) NAS
3 35 (30.17%) Fibre Channel
4 21 (18.10%) Firewall
5 17 (14.66%) DNS
6 14 (12.07%) DHCP
7 8 (6.90%) LAN
8 7 (6.03%) WAN
9 6 (5.17%) Internet
9 6 (5.17%) VoIP
10 5 (4.31%) Kerberos
11 4 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.45%) VPN
12 3 (2.59%) FTP
12 3 (2.59%) FWSM
12 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
13 2 (1.72%) EIGRP
13 2 (1.72%) IPv6
13 2 (1.72%) MPLS
13 2 (1.72%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.31%) MySQL
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.45%) Informix
4 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.86%) Redis
7 1 (0.86%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.72%) Hudson
2 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.72%) JIRA
2 2 (1.72%) Subversion
3 1 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (12.93%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Games
4 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.59%) Advertising
6 2 (1.72%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (20.69%) Architect
2 20 (17.24%) Administrator
3 19 (16.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 17 (14.66%) Storage Administrator
5 12 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (10.34%) Storage Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 12 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (9.48%) Build Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 8 (6.90%) Consultant
8 8 (6.90%) EMC Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) EMC Storage Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Support Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.31%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) .NET
2 2 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (1.72%) LAMP
2 2 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.86%) Flash
3 1 (0.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (42.24%) Data Centre
2 27 (23.28%) EMC VNX
3 20 (17.24%) Replication
4 8 (6.90%) New Media
5 7 (6.03%) EMC VMAX
6 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.31%) Clustering
6 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.31%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.45%) BBC
7 4 (3.45%) Celerra
7 4 (3.45%) HP Storage
7 4 (3.45%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (2.59%) CLARiiON
8 3 (2.59%) IPTV
8 3 (2.59%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.72%) IBM XIV
9 2 (1.72%) RIA
9 2 (1.72%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 54 (46.55%) Windows
2 42 (36.21%) Linux
3 26 (22.41%) Windows Server
4 23 (19.83%) Unix
5 22 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (15.52%) Solaris
7 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.59%) AIX
11 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) Migration
2 22 (18.97%) ITIL
3 18 (15.52%) Change Management
4 15 (12.93%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (12.07%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (12.07%) Re-Platforming
6 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (9.48%) Capacity Management
7 11 (9.48%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (9.48%) Server Building
7 11 (9.48%) Unit Testing
8 10 (8.62%) Load Balancing
9 9 (7.76%) Matrix Management
9 9 (7.76%) Project Management
9 9 (7.76%) TOGAF
10 8 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (6.03%) High Availability
11 7 (6.03%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (5.17%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.24%) SQL
2 7 (6.03%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.17%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.45%) Perl
4 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.72%) C#
5 2 (1.72%) PHP
6 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.86%) Python
6 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (5.17%) CCNP
4 6 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.31%) NCDA
5 5 (4.31%) NCIE
5 5 (4.31%) NCSA
6 4 (3.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.59%) CCIE
7 3 (2.59%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.72%) CCDE
8 2 (1.72%) CCNA
8 2 (1.72%) CCSP
8 2 (1.72%) CISSP
8 2 (1.72%) Degree
8 2 (1.72%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.72%) HPE ATP
8 2 (1.72%) MCSE
8 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) COBIT
1 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (31.90%) Active Directory
2 35 (30.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.62%) NFS
4 8 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (6.03%) VMware ESX
6 6 (5.17%) VMware Server
7 5 (4.31%) StorNext
7 5 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (4.31%) vSphere
8 4 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.59%) ISA Server
9 3 (2.59%) vCloud
9 3 (2.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.72%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.72%) XenApp
10 2 (1.72%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.86%) Docker
11 1 (0.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (15.52%) NetBackup
2 11 (9.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (9.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 11 (9.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (7.76%) SCCM
4 8 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (5.17%) SCOM
5 6 (5.17%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.59%) Cacti
6 3 (2.59%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.59%) Nagios
7 2 (1.72%) Ansible
7 2 (1.72%) Graphite
7 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.72%) Opsview
7 2 (1.72%) Puppet
7 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.72%) vMotion
7 2 (1.72%) WSUS
8 1 (0.86%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 45 (38.79%) VMware
2 43 (37.07%) EMC
3 40 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 31 (26.72%) Cisco
5 30 (25.86%) Brocade
5 30 (25.86%) NetApp
6 23 (19.83%) HP
7 19 (16.38%) Oracle
7 19 (16.38%) Red Hat
8 16 (13.79%) IBM
9 15 (12.93%) Symantec
10 11 (9.48%) Altiris
11 10 (8.62%) Veritas
12 9 (7.76%) Isilon
13 7 (6.03%) StorageTek
14 6 (5.17%) 3PAR
15 5 (4.31%) Sun
16 4 (3.45%) CommVault
16 4 (3.45%) Hitachi
17 3 (2.59%) Ericsson