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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Storage
Rank 541 537 530
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 51 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.064% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 18
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£325 £409 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -9.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £324 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £675 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £433
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -17.34%
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
16471 15885 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.37% 31.03% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10634 9829 8499
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 629 681 815
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 41 £325 -22.34% 13
London +17 13 £245 -48.42% 7
Scotland -6 10 £350 -
West Midlands - 10 £325 - 1
Edinburgh - 9 £350 -
South East -26 8 £285 -28.75% 4
North West -5 7 £375 +2.73%
Surrey -1 6 £285 -30.90% 1
Birmingham - 6 £325 - 1
Manchester - 6 £375 -
City of London +8 5 £363 -19.44% 3
Epsom - 3 - -
North Yorkshire -1 1 £370 - 1
York -2 1 £370 - 1
Yorkshire -12 1 £370 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £390 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Goole - - - -
Havant - - - -

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 72 (62.07%) Windows
2 65 (56.03%) Microsoft
3 54 (46.55%) VMware
4 42 (36.21%) Linux
5 38 (32.76%) Replication
6 37 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (31.03%) Solaris
8 34 (29.31%) Active Directory
8 34 (29.31%) HP
9 33 (28.45%) Finance
9 33 (28.45%) Migration
10 31 (26.72%) SAN
11 29 (25.00%) NAS
12 28 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (22.41%) ITIL
14 25 (21.55%) UNIX
14 25 (21.55%) MS Exchange
14 25 (21.55%) Red Hat
14 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (20.69%) LAN
15 24 (20.69%) WAN
15 24 (20.69%) SQL
16 22 (18.97%) Oracle
16 22 (18.97%) Sun
17 21 (18.10%) IBM
18 20 (17.24%) EMC
19 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
20 18 (15.52%) Banking
20 18 (15.52%) DNS
20 18 (15.52%) Perl

Enterprise Storage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 25 (21.55%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.93%) SharePoint
3 12 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.76%) Lync
4 9 (7.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.45%) LiveLink
6 4 (3.45%) Apache
7 2 (1.72%) JBoss
7 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.62%) MS Office
3 9 (7.76%) MS Project
4 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Office 365
2 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.72%) SAN
2 29 (25.00%) NAS
3 24 (20.69%) WAN
3 24 (20.69%) LAN
4 18 (15.52%) DNS
4 18 (15.52%) Firewall
5 17 (14.66%) DHCP
6 5 (4.31%) Ethernet
6 5 (4.31%) FTP
6 5 (4.31%) Internet
7 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.59%) SSH
9 2 (1.72%) Network Security
9 2 (1.72%) Intranet
10 1 (0.86%) DMZ
10 1 (0.86%) VPN
10 1 (0.86%) SMTP
10 1 (0.86%) HTTP
10 1 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) DB2
2 13 (11.21%) Sybase ASE
3 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.76%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.59%) Big Data
7 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.72%) MySQL
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (28.45%) Finance
2 18 (15.52%) Banking
3 13 (11.21%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.45%) Legal
5 3 (2.59%) Dutch Language
5 3 (2.59%) French Language
6 2 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Consultant
2 18 (15.52%) Architect
3 16 (13.79%) Build Engineer
4 15 (12.93%) Analyst
5 11 (9.48%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 9 (7.76%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) DBA
7 8 (6.90%) Data Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Sybase DBA
8 7 (6.03%) Data Architect
8 7 (6.03%) Data Centre Architect
9 5 (4.31%) Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Database Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Sybase Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Database Consultant
11 3 (2.59%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (2.59%) Technical Support
11 3 (2.59%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.76%) Middleware
2 5 (4.31%) Web Services
2 5 (4.31%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.59%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.86%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 38 (32.76%) Replication
2 17 (14.66%) Client/Server
3 12 (10.34%) CLARiiON
3 12 (10.34%) Symmetrix
4 9 (7.76%) Blackberry
4 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.72%) PKI
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.86%) Wiki
7 1 (0.86%) PMI
7 1 (0.86%) HACMP
7 1 (0.86%) Clustering
7 1 (0.86%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 72 (62.07%) Windows
2 42 (36.21%) Linux
3 36 (31.03%) Solaris
4 28 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (21.55%) UNIX
6 16 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (11.21%) AIX
8 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.31%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.59%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.86%) zOS
12 1 (0.86%) MVS
12 1 (0.86%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.86%) HPUX
12 1 (0.86%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.45%) Migration
2 26 (22.41%) ITIL
3 15 (12.93%) Workflow
4 11 (9.48%) Unit Testing
4 11 (9.48%) E-Discovery
4 11 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (5.17%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.31%) Data Architecture
7 5 (4.31%) Service Management
7 5 (4.31%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.31%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.45%) Project Management
8 4 (3.45%) TOGAF
8 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.45%) ITSM
8 4 (3.45%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.69%) SQL
2 18 (15.52%) Perl
3 14 (12.07%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.45%) Python
5 3 (2.59%) Ruby
6 1 (0.86%) C
6 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.03%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) Degree
5 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.86%) HP ASE
5 1 (0.86%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 37 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (29.31%) Active Directory
3 13 (11.21%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.31%) vSphere
4 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.45%) XenApp
5 4 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.72%) Veritas File System
7 2 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.86%) NFS
8 1 (0.86%) Corosync
8 1 (0.86%) GPFS
8 1 (0.86%) Squid
8 1 (0.86%) Samba
8 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.86%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (13.79%) Tivoli
2 13 (11.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 13 (11.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (9.48%) SCCM
4 7 (6.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (5.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (4.31%) Control-M
7 4 (3.45%) Data Guard
7 4 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (3.45%) BladeLogic
7 4 (3.45%) Puppet
7 4 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (2.59%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.72%) Nagios
9 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.72%) Ansible
9 2 (1.72%) Salt
10 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 65 (56.03%) Microsoft
2 54 (46.55%) VMware
3 34 (29.31%) HP
4 25 (21.55%) Red Hat
5 22 (18.97%) Sun
5 22 (18.97%) Oracle
6 21 (18.10%) IBM
7 20 (17.24%) EMC
8 15 (12.93%) Cisco
9 14 (12.07%) Sybase
10 13 (11.21%) Altiris
11 10 (8.62%) NetApp
12 9 (7.76%) Veritas
12 9 (7.76%) SolarWinds
13 7 (6.03%) Symantec
13 7 (6.03%) Citrix
14 6 (5.17%) Veeam
15 5 (4.31%) Open Text
15 5 (4.31%) 3PAR
16 4 (3.45%) Fujitsu
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