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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Storage over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Storage
Rank 563 526 507
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -19
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 36 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.085% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 11
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£388 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +206.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +206.45%

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
15988 16019 14133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 30.86% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9780 9821 8497
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 635 727
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Enterprise Storage
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Storage within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 33 £389 -11.14% 14
London +5 21 £400 -11.11% 6
City of London +23 11 £283 -35.42% 1
South East -30 4 £375 -33.33% 5
West Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 1
Scotland -14 3 £347 -7.33% 1
Leeds - 3 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 -
East of England +5 2 £333 -9.52%
Edinburgh -9 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 £348 -
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 3
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
South West - 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Northumberland - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Newport - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
North East - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Enterprise Storage 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 Enterprise Storage.

1 68 (78.16%) Windows
2 57 (65.52%) VMware
3 49 (56.32%) Microsoft
4 32 (36.78%) HP
5 31 (35.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (34.48%) Linux
7 28 (32.18%) Active Directory
8 27 (31.03%) SAN
8 27 (31.03%) NAS
8 27 (31.03%) Migration
9 22 (25.29%) Replication
9 22 (25.29%) UNIX
10 21 (24.14%) Firewall
11 20 (22.99%) ITIL
11 20 (22.99%) Cisco
11 20 (22.99%) WAN
12 18 (20.69%) Solaris
12 18 (20.69%) MS Exchange
12 18 (20.69%) LAN
13 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (18.39%) PowerShell
14 16 (18.39%) SCCM
14 16 (18.39%) Red Hat
14 16 (18.39%) VMware ESXi
15 15 (17.24%) Oracle
15 15 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (16.09%) Finance
16 14 (16.09%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (14.94%) Veritas
17 13 (14.94%) EMC

Enterprise Storage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Enterprise Storage 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 Enterprise Storage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.20%) Lync
5 6 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (6.90%) Apache
6 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.30%) IIS
8 1 (1.15%) JBoss
8 1 (1.15%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.05%) MS Office
3 6 (6.90%) MS Project
4 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Office 365
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.03%) SAN
1 27 (31.03%) NAS
2 21 (24.14%) Firewall
3 20 (22.99%) WAN
4 18 (20.69%) LAN
5 10 (11.49%) Internet
5 10 (11.49%) DNS
6 9 (10.34%) DHCP
7 6 (6.90%) MPLS
8 5 (5.75%) VoIP
9 4 (4.60%) VPN
9 4 (4.60%) FTP
9 4 (4.60%) ADSL
9 4 (4.60%) Wireless
9 4 (4.60%) Network Security
10 3 (3.45%) SSH
11 2 (2.30%) LDAP
11 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.30%) Intranet
12 1 (1.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.60%) MySQL
4 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.30%) Informix
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.15%) DB2
6 1 (1.15%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) JIRA
1 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Back Office
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Local Government
4 3 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (2.30%) Publishing
5 2 (2.30%) Games
6 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (18.39%) Consultant
2 12 (13.79%) Build Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 10 (11.49%) Project Manager
5 8 (9.20%) Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Design Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Data Centre Architect
10 3 (3.45%) VMware Architect
10 3 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Linux Specialist
10 3 (3.45%) Administrator
10 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Web Services
1 5 (5.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.15%) JNI
2 1 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.29%) Replication
2 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.05%) Client/Server
3 7 (8.05%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.45%) IBM XIV
5 2 (2.30%) PKI
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) Wiki
5 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) PMI
6 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.15%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.15%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.15%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 68 (78.16%) Windows
2 30 (34.48%) Linux
3 22 (25.29%) UNIX
4 18 (20.69%) Solaris
5 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.75%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.30%) AIX
12 1 (1.15%) HPUX
12 1 (1.15%) zOS
12 1 (1.15%) MVS
12 1 (1.15%) OpenVMS
12 1 (1.15%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Migration
2 20 (22.99%) ITIL
3 14 (16.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (13.79%) Project Management
5 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
5 7 (8.05%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.90%) Line Management
7 5 (5.75%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.75%) Workflow
8 4 (4.60%) People Management
8 4 (4.60%) Business Transformation
9 3 (3.45%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.45%) E-Discovery
9 3 (3.45%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.45%) Change Management
9 3 (3.45%) Security Management
10 2 (2.30%) Service Management
10 2 (2.30%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.30%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.39%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.79%) SQL
3 6 (6.90%) Python
4 5 (5.75%) Perl
5 3 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.15%) Ruby
6 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.30%) HNC
5 2 (2.30%) CCNP
6 1 (1.15%) CCNA
6 1 (1.15%) MCSE
6 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.15%) Degree
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.15%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.15%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 31 (35.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (32.18%) Active Directory
3 16 (18.39%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (13.79%) vSphere
5 9 (10.34%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.30%) XenApp
7 2 (2.30%) XenServer
7 2 (2.30%) Veritas File System
7 2 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.15%) NFS
8 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (18.39%) SCCM
2 7 (8.05%) Nagios
3 5 (5.75%) Tivoli
3 5 (5.75%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (4.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.45%) Puppet
5 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (3.45%) Salt
6 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.30%) Ansible
6 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.15%) SCOM
7 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.15%) Cacti
7 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.15%) Opsview
Vendors
1 57 (65.52%) VMware
2 49 (56.32%) Microsoft
3 32 (36.78%) HP
4 20 (22.99%) Cisco
5 16 (18.39%) Red Hat
6 15 (17.24%) Oracle
7 13 (14.94%) EMC
7 13 (14.94%) Veritas
8 11 (12.64%) NetApp
9 8 (9.20%) IBM
10 7 (8.05%) Dell
10 7 (8.05%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.90%) Splunk
11 6 (6.90%) Veeam
12 5 (5.75%) CheckPoint
12 5 (5.75%) Sun
12 5 (5.75%) F5
13 4 (4.60%) Citrix
13 4 (4.60%) Symantec
13 4 (4.60%) Sophos
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