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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Storage
Rank 637 602 570
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -32
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 11 58 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.100% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.062% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 27 39
Median daily rate £310 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £299 £330 £347
% change year-on-year
-9.46% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.66 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -90.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.66 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -90.48%

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
17780 19182 18392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.28% 33.01% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11513 11998 11144
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 816 800
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

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 28 September 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 15 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 28 September 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 -27 9 £310 -22.50% 9
North East - 4 £288 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £288 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £288 -
North West +13 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 - -
South West +2 1 - -
Exeter -1 1 - -
Devon -1 1 - -
South East -5 1 £750 +87.50%
London -24 1 £400 -13.51% 2
Maidenhead - 1 £750 -
Berkshire - 1 £750 -

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 30 (44.78%) VMware
2 28 (41.79%) SAN
2 28 (41.79%) Data Centre
3 25 (37.31%) Windows
4 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
4 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
4 24 (35.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (32.84%) Linux
6 20 (29.85%) EMC
6 20 (29.85%) Replication
7 19 (28.36%) NAS
8 17 (25.37%) HP
8 17 (25.37%) ITIL
9 16 (23.88%) SQL
9 16 (23.88%) Cisco
10 15 (22.39%) SharePoint
10 15 (22.39%) Brocade
10 15 (22.39%) Windows Server
10 15 (22.39%) EMC VNX
11 14 (20.90%) DNS
12 13 (19.40%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
13 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
13 12 (17.91%) DHCP
13 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (16.42%) MS Exchange
14 11 (16.42%) Unix
14 11 (16.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 11 (16.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 11 (16.42%) Firewall

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 (22.39%) SharePoint
2 11 (16.42%) MS Exchange
3 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (7.46%) IIS
4 5 (7.46%) OpenStack
4 5 (7.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (7.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.99%) Apache
5 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Office
1 9 (13.43%) MS Project
2 5 (7.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Aligne
1 1 (1.49%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.48%) IaaS
3 3 (4.48%) PaaS
4 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.79%) SAN
2 19 (28.36%) NAS
3 14 (20.90%) DNS
4 13 (19.40%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (17.91%) DHCP
6 11 (16.42%) Firewall
7 5 (7.46%) Internet
7 5 (7.46%) Kerberos
8 4 (5.97%) LAN
9 3 (4.48%) WAN
10 2 (2.99%) FTP
10 2 (2.99%) SSH
10 2 (2.99%) VoIP
10 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.49%) BGP
11 1 (1.49%) EIGRP
11 1 (1.49%) LDAP
11 1 (1.49%) MPLS
11 1 (1.49%) OSPF
11 1 (1.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) Big Data
4 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.49%) Informix
4 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) Hudson
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
2 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Games
3 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Law
3 2 (2.99%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Architect
2 11 (16.42%) Build Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Infrastructure Architect
2 11 (16.42%) Storage Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) EMC Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Implementation Specialist
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) HP Storage Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Storage Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Storage Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Storage Specialist
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.48%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) LAMP
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.49%) CORBA
3 1 (1.49%) Flash
3 1 (1.49%) J2EE
3 1 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.49%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.79%) Data Centre
2 20 (29.85%) Replication
3 15 (22.39%) EMC VNX
4 11 (16.42%) EMC VMAX
5 8 (11.94%) Celerra
6 7 (10.45%) HP StoreVirtual
7 5 (7.46%) HP Storage
7 5 (7.46%) New Media
8 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.48%) BBC
8 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.99%) CLARiiON
9 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (2.99%) IBM XIV
9 2 (2.99%) IPTV
9 2 (2.99%) RIA
9 2 (2.99%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (2.99%) Video on Demand
10 1 (1.49%) PKI
10 1 (1.49%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Windows
2 22 (32.84%) Linux
3 15 (22.39%) Windows Server
4 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (16.42%) Unix
6 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.46%) Solaris
8 4 (5.97%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.49%) CentOS
10 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) ITIL
2 11 (16.42%) Migration
2 11 (16.42%) Server Building
2 11 (16.42%) Unit Testing
3 9 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (10.45%) Re-Platforming
5 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (8.96%) Change Management
5 6 (8.96%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.96%) QMS
5 6 (8.96%) Quality Management
5 6 (8.96%) TOGAF
6 5 (7.46%) Business Continuity
6 5 (7.46%) Matrix Management
6 5 (7.46%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (7.46%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (5.97%) High Availability
7 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.99%) Perl
3 2 (2.99%) PHP
4 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.49%) Python
4 1 (1.49%) Ruby
4 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) HP ASE
3 4 (5.97%) HPE ATP
4 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.99%) CCDE
5 2 (2.99%) CCIE
5 2 (2.99%) CCNP
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.99%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.49%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) CCSP
6 1 (1.49%) CISSP
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.49%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) COBIT
1 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
1 24 (35.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.46%) VMware Server
3 4 (5.97%) NFS
4 2 (2.99%) Docker
4 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.49%) StorNext
5 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 11 (16.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (11.94%) SCCM
3 6 (8.96%) SCOM
4 5 (7.46%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.48%) NetApp OnCommand
6 2 (2.99%) Ansible
6 2 (2.99%) Nagios
6 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.99%) Puppet
7 1 (1.49%) Cacti
7 1 (1.49%) Graphite
7 1 (1.49%) Icinga
7 1 (1.49%) logstash
7 1 (1.49%) Opsview
7 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.49%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) VMware
2 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
3 20 (29.85%) EMC
4 17 (25.37%) HP
5 16 (23.88%) Cisco
6 15 (22.39%) Brocade
7 11 (16.42%) Altiris
8 10 (14.93%) Isilon
9 9 (13.43%) NetApp
9 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
10 7 (10.45%) 3PAR
11 6 (8.96%) Veritas
12 4 (5.97%) IBM
12 4 (5.97%) Symantec
13 3 (4.48%) BT
13 3 (4.48%) Oracle
14 2 (2.99%) Bloomberg
14 2 (2.99%) Ericsson
14 2 (2.99%) Sony
14 2 (2.99%) Sun