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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Storage
Rank 582 599 584
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 59 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.072% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 25
Median daily rate £393 £375 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -20.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £288 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - £48.75

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
17740 17249 16743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.03% 31.83% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11477 10510 10308
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 715 748
Median hourly rate £21.17 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.61% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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 25 May 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 25 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
England -1 52 £395 +5.33% 13
London +21 29 £395 +8.59% 4
Scotland -7 7 £320 - 1
South East -14 7 £383 +2.00% 1
Yorkshire 0 5 £475 +27.51% 1
Surrey -10 5 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £320 -
North East - 5 £320 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £320 -
City of London +47 4 £455 +61.06% 1
Harrow - 4 £395 -
Erskine - 4 £320 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £320 -
North Yorkshire +8 3 £475 -
Leeds -5 3 £463 +24.16%
West Yorkshire -6 3 £463 +24.16%
Selby - 3 £475 -
Glasgow - 3 - - 1
Epsom +2 2 - -
Hampshire +1 2 £383 -10.00%
Wiltshire -2 2 £325 -45.83%
South West -5 2 £325 -45.83% 3
North West -12 2 £400 -
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 2
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Swindon - 2 £325 -
York +9 1 £475 -
Hull -2 1 £475 -
East Yorkshire -3 1 £475 -

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 75 (61.48%) SAN
2 65 (53.28%) Data Centre
3 56 (45.90%) Windows
3 56 (45.90%) NAS
4 43 (35.25%) EMC
5 42 (34.43%) Active Directory
6 41 (33.61%) Linux
7 40 (32.79%) VMware
8 33 (27.05%) NetApp
9 31 (25.41%) Firewall
9 31 (25.41%) Microsoft
9 31 (25.41%) Cisco
10 30 (24.59%) Capacity Planning
10 30 (24.59%) Fibre Channel
11 29 (23.77%) Windows Server
12 28 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (20.49%) Brocade
13 25 (20.49%) HP
13 25 (20.49%) Re-Platforming
14 24 (19.67%) Migration
14 24 (19.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 22 (18.03%) Unix
15 22 (18.03%) EMC VNX
15 22 (18.03%) Performance Tuning
16 21 (17.21%) Replication
17 19 (15.57%) Oracle
17 19 (15.57%) IBM
17 19 (15.57%) NetBackup
18 18 (14.75%) Change Management
18 18 (14.75%) Red Hat

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 16 (13.11%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.66%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (7.38%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.10%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.28%) Apache
5 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Office
1 10 (8.20%) MS Project
2 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Aligne
1 1 (0.82%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.46%) IaaS
4 2 (1.64%) PaaS
5 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (61.48%) SAN
2 56 (45.90%) NAS
3 31 (25.41%) Firewall
4 30 (24.59%) Fibre Channel
5 17 (13.93%) DNS
6 14 (11.48%) DHCP
7 6 (4.92%) VoIP
8 5 (4.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (4.10%) Internet
8 5 (4.10%) LAN
8 5 (4.10%) WAN
9 4 (3.28%) FWSM
9 4 (3.28%) VPN
10 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.64%) BGP
11 2 (1.64%) EIGRP
11 2 (1.64%) IPv6
11 2 (1.64%) MPLS
11 2 (1.64%) Network Security
11 2 (1.64%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.92%) MySQL
3 5 (4.10%) Informix
3 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.82%) Big Data
6 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.82%) Redis
6 1 (0.82%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.64%) Hudson
2 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.64%) JIRA
2 2 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (12.30%) Finance
2 6 (4.92%) Banking
2 6 (4.92%) Games
3 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.46%) Advertising
5 2 (1.64%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (28.69%) Architect
2 28 (22.95%) Infrastructure Architect
3 21 (17.21%) Administrator
3 21 (17.21%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (14.75%) Storage Administrator
5 17 (13.93%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 11 (9.02%) Backup Engineer
6 11 (9.02%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 11 (9.02%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (8.20%) Broadcast Architect
7 10 (8.20%) Build Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Storage Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) EMC Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Project Manager
10 7 (5.74%) VMware Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) EMC Storage Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (4.92%) Support Engineer
12 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.46%) .NET
2 2 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (1.64%) LAMP
2 2 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.82%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 65 (53.28%) Data Centre
2 22 (18.03%) EMC VNX
3 21 (17.21%) Replication
4 16 (13.11%) New Media
5 6 (4.92%) Clustering
6 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.28%) BBC
7 4 (3.28%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (3.28%) IBM XIV
7 4 (3.28%) IPTV
7 4 (3.28%) Video on Demand
8 3 (2.46%) CLARiiON
8 3 (2.46%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.64%) Celerra
9 2 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.64%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.64%) RIA
9 2 (1.64%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 56 (45.90%) Windows
2 41 (33.61%) Linux
3 29 (23.77%) Windows Server
4 24 (19.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (18.03%) Unix
6 15 (12.30%) Solaris
6 15 (12.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.28%) AIX
9 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.59%) Capacity Planning
2 25 (20.49%) Re-Platforming
3 24 (19.67%) Migration
4 22 (18.03%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (14.75%) Change Management
6 17 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (13.11%) ITIL
8 15 (12.30%) TOGAF
9 14 (11.48%) Performance Monitoring
10 13 (10.66%) Waterfall
11 11 (9.02%) Capacity Management
11 11 (9.02%) Project Management
12 10 (8.20%) Server Building
12 10 (8.20%) Unit Testing
13 9 (7.38%) Data Protection
14 7 (5.74%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
15 6 (4.92%) High Availability
16 5 (4.10%) Load Balancing
17 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.48%) SQL
2 11 (9.02%) Bash Shell
3 6 (4.92%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.10%) Perl
4 5 (4.10%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.64%) C#
5 2 (1.64%) PHP
6 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.82%) Python
6 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (4.92%) CCNP
3 6 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.10%) NCDA
4 5 (4.10%) NCIE
4 5 (4.10%) NCSA
4 5 (4.10%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.46%) CCIE
5 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.64%) CCDE
6 2 (1.64%) CCNA
6 2 (1.64%) CCSP
6 2 (1.64%) CISSP
6 2 (1.64%) MCSE
6 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.64%) VCP5
7 1 (0.82%) Degree
7 1 (0.82%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 42 (34.43%) Active Directory
2 28 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.38%) VMware ESX
4 7 (5.74%) NFS
5 5 (4.10%) StorNext
5 5 (4.10%) vSphere
6 4 (3.28%) ISA Server
6 4 (3.28%) vCloud
7 3 (2.46%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (2.46%) XenApp
7 3 (2.46%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.64%) Veritas File System
8 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.82%) KVM
9 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (15.57%) NetBackup
2 14 (11.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (8.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (8.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (5.74%) Tivoli
5 6 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.46%) Cacti
6 3 (2.46%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.46%) Nagios
6 3 (2.46%) vMotion
6 3 (2.46%) WSUS
7 2 (1.64%) Ansible
7 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.64%) Opsview
7 2 (1.64%) Puppet
7 2 (1.64%) SCCM
7 2 (1.64%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 43 (35.25%) EMC
2 40 (32.79%) VMware
3 33 (27.05%) NetApp
4 31 (25.41%) Cisco
4 31 (25.41%) Microsoft
5 25 (20.49%) Brocade
5 25 (20.49%) HP
6 19 (15.57%) IBM
6 19 (15.57%) Oracle
7 18 (14.75%) Red Hat
8 13 (10.66%) Symantec
9 12 (9.84%) Veritas
10 11 (9.02%) CommVault
11 10 (8.20%) Altiris
12 7 (5.74%) 3PAR
12 7 (5.74%) Isilon
12 7 (5.74%) StorageTek
13 5 (4.10%) Citrix
14 4 (3.28%) Dell
14 4 (3.28%) Hitachi