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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Storage
Rank 565 550 534
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 48 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.079% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 8
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£381 £440 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £324 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £332 £494
% change year-on-year
+12.99% -32.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
17514 16879 16449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.37% 31.89% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10919 10366 9706
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 651 644 726
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.85 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -18 46 £375 -20.71% 18
South East +1 15 £356 - 6
Surrey - 9 £338 - 4
North West -8 8 £425 +31.27%
London -33 8 £438 -12.40% 6
West Yorkshire - 8 £370 - 1
Yorkshire - 8 £370 - 1
Cheshire - 5 £450 -
Epsom - 4 - -
East of England - 4 £350 - 1
Leeds - 3 £370 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
City of London -13 2 £407 -18.70% 2
Norfolk - 2 £350 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
York - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £288 - 1
Hull - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £400 -
East Yorkshire - 2 - -
Scotland -4 1 £425 +31.27% 1
South West -9 1 £600 +50.00% 2
East Midlands - 1 £451 -
Merseyside - 1 £295 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £451 -
Chelmsford - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £600 -
West Lothian - 1 £425 -
Nottingham - 1 £451 -

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 63 (70.79%) Windows
2 51 (57.30%) VMware
3 49 (55.06%) SAN
4 41 (46.07%) Linux
5 39 (43.82%) NAS
6 35 (39.33%) Microsoft
7 33 (37.08%) Firewall
8 32 (35.96%) UNIX
9 31 (34.83%) Cisco
9 31 (34.83%) HP
10 29 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (31.46%) Red Hat
12 25 (28.09%) Veritas
12 25 (28.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (25.84%) Data Centre
13 23 (25.84%) Oracle
14 22 (24.72%) Solaris
14 22 (24.72%) Active Directory
15 20 (22.47%) Replication
16 19 (21.35%) IBM
16 19 (21.35%) WAN
16 19 (21.35%) vSphere
17 18 (20.22%) LAN
17 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (19.10%) SCCM
18 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
19 16 (17.98%) Migration
19 16 (17.98%) NetBackup
19 16 (17.98%) SQL

Enterprise Storage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (12.36%) Apache
1 11 (12.36%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.11%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.87%) Node.js
4 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.49%) IIS
6 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.25%) Lync
7 2 (2.25%) JBoss
8 1 (1.12%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (1.12%) CMS
8 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.12%) Drupal
8 1 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Project
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
3 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) PaaS
2 1 (1.12%) IaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 49 (55.06%) SAN
2 39 (43.82%) NAS
3 33 (37.08%) Firewall
4 19 (21.35%) WAN
5 18 (20.22%) LAN
6 8 (8.99%) Internet
7 7 (7.87%) MPLS
7 7 (7.87%) VPN
8 6 (6.74%) DNS
8 6 (6.74%) VoIP
9 5 (5.62%) Wireless
9 5 (5.62%) SSH
9 5 (5.62%) ADSL
9 5 (5.62%) DHCP
9 5 (5.62%) FTP
10 2 (2.25%) Intranet
10 2 (2.25%) Network Security
10 2 (2.25%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.12%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
2 11 (12.36%) Oracle Database
2 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) RDBMS
3 10 (11.24%) MySQL
4 9 (10.11%) Informix
5 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.12%) Redis
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.87%) JIRA
3 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Back Office
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Local Government
4 3 (3.37%) Games
5 2 (2.25%) Publishing
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Automotive
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (16.85%) Architect
2 14 (15.73%) Consultant
3 12 (13.48%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.11%) Administrator
4 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 9 (10.11%) Build Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) UNIX Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) DBA
6 5 (5.62%) Design Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Server Administrator
7 4 (4.49%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) Middleware
2 6 (6.74%) Web Services
3 2 (2.25%) .NET
3 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.25%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.12%) REST
4 1 (1.12%) Java EE
4 1 (1.12%) JSON
4 1 (1.12%) WCF
4 1 (1.12%) SOAP
4 1 (1.12%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.12%) XSD
4 1 (1.12%) JMS
4 1 (1.12%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Data Centre
2 20 (22.47%) Replication
3 12 (13.48%) Client/Server
4 10 (11.24%) IBM XIV
5 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.37%) EMC VNX
7 3 (3.37%) Clustering
8 2 (2.25%) Wiki
8 2 (2.25%) Celerra
8 2 (2.25%) CLARiiON
8 2 (2.25%) Symmetrix
9 1 (1.12%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.12%) PMI
9 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.12%) Symmetrix DMX
9 1 (1.12%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.12%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 63 (70.79%) Windows
2 41 (46.07%) Linux
3 32 (35.96%) UNIX
4 25 (28.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (24.72%) Solaris
6 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.49%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (4.49%) AIX
10 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.25%) CentOS
11 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.12%) SUSE
11 1 (1.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) Migration
2 15 (16.85%) ITIL
3 13 (14.61%) Load Balancing
4 10 (11.24%) Project Management
5 9 (10.11%) Change Management
5 9 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.99%) Capacity Management
6 8 (8.99%) Build Automation
7 7 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.87%) Problem Management
7 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.62%) Line Management
10 4 (4.49%) People Management
10 4 (4.49%) Server Building
10 4 (4.49%) Business Transformation
11 3 (3.37%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (3.37%) Security Management
11 3 (3.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) SQL
2 10 (11.24%) PHP
2 10 (11.24%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.62%) Perl
4 4 (4.49%) Python
5 2 (2.25%) C
5 2 (2.25%) C#
5 2 (2.25%) Korn
6 1 (1.12%) Java
6 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.62%) MCSE
3 5 (5.62%) CCNA
4 4 (4.49%) HNC
4 4 (4.49%) CCNP
4 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.25%) CCVP
6 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 29 (32.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (24.72%) Active Directory
3 19 (21.35%) vSphere
4 10 (11.24%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (10.11%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.74%) Veritas File System
6 6 (6.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (5.62%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.49%) XenServer
9 3 (3.37%) XenApp
10 2 (2.25%) NFS
10 2 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.25%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.12%) iptables
11 1 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (1.12%) Varnish
11 1 (1.12%) SRDF
11 1 (1.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 17 (19.10%) SCCM
2 16 (17.98%) NetBackup
3 11 (12.36%) Nagios
4 7 (7.87%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (7.87%) Cacti
4 7 (7.87%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (7.87%) Salt
4 7 (7.87%) Opsview
4 7 (7.87%) Graphite
5 6 (6.74%) OpenView
6 5 (5.62%) SCOM
6 5 (5.62%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (3.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (3.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (2.25%) Puppet
9 1 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 51 (57.30%) VMware
2 35 (39.33%) Microsoft
3 31 (34.83%) Cisco
3 31 (34.83%) HP
4 28 (31.46%) Red Hat
5 25 (28.09%) Veritas
6 23 (25.84%) Oracle
7 19 (21.35%) IBM
8 14 (15.73%) NetApp
9 12 (13.48%) EMC
10 10 (11.24%) Sun
11 9 (10.11%) Symantec
11 9 (10.11%) 3PAR
12 8 (8.99%) F5
13 7 (7.87%) SolarWinds
13 7 (7.87%) Brocade
13 7 (7.87%) CheckPoint
14 6 (6.74%) Informatica
14 6 (6.74%) SAP
14 6 (6.74%) Veeam
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