The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Storage
Rank 530 535 554
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 58 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.055% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 16
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£471 £451 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% +28.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.25% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13778 13403 14248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.22% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8337 8107 8177
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 600 789
Average hourly rate £20.29 £22.00 £24.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 -8 46 £500 +10.98% 23
London +34 33 £500 +5.26% 7
City of London +13 8 £500 - 5
West Midlands - 6 £200 - 2
Birmingham - 6 £200 - 2
South East -17 3 £500 +29.03% 5
South West - 3 £400 -
North West +4 1 £324 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 4
West Yorkshire - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 5
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Farnborough - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Camberley - - - - 1
Godalming - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - - 3
Newport - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rotherham - - - -

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 68 (65.38%) Windows
2 51 (49.04%) VMware
3 39 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 36 (34.62%) Linux
5 35 (33.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (32.69%) SAN
7 31 (29.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (28.85%) HP
9 28 (26.92%) EMC
9 28 (26.92%) Active Directory
9 28 (26.92%) Solaris
10 23 (22.12%) Replication
11 22 (21.15%) IBM
11 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
12 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (20.19%) Oracle
13 20 (19.23%) MS Exchange
13 20 (19.23%) SC Cleared
13 20 (19.23%) NAS
14 19 (18.27%) Finance
15 18 (17.31%) Migration
15 18 (17.31%) ITIL
15 18 (17.31%) DNS
15 18 (17.31%) DHCP
16 17 (16.35%) UNIX
16 17 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (15.38%) NetApp
17 16 (15.38%) Citrix
17 16 (15.38%) Project Management
18 14 (13.46%) SQL

Enterprise Storage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.88%) Apache
6 2 (1.92%) LiveLink
6 2 (1.92%) IIS
7 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) MS Office
3 6 (5.77%) MS Project
4 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (32.69%) SAN
2 20 (19.23%) NAS
3 18 (17.31%) DNS
3 18 (17.31%) DHCP
4 9 (8.65%) Intranet
4 9 (8.65%) Internet
4 9 (8.65%) LAN
4 9 (8.65%) WAN
4 9 (8.65%) Firewall
5 4 (3.85%) VPN
5 4 (3.85%) VLAN
6 3 (2.88%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.96%) SSH
7 1 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.96%) HTTP
7 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.73%) DB2
4 6 (5.77%) Sybase ASE
4 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (2.88%) MySQL
6 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Publishing
5 3 (2.88%) Dutch Language
5 3 (2.88%) French Language
5 3 (2.88%) Advertising
6 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Local Government
7 1 (0.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (24.04%) Architect
2 15 (14.42%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (12.50%) Administrator
4 12 (11.54%) Build Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) Data Centre Architect
5 8 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 8 (7.69%) DBA
6 7 (6.73%) Consultant
6 7 (6.73%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.73%) Wintel Administrator
6 7 (6.73%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.77%) Storage Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Designer
8 4 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
9 3 (2.88%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) Middleware
2 3 (2.88%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.92%) Web Services
4 1 (0.96%) Flash
4 1 (0.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.12%) Replication
2 12 (11.54%) Mainframe
3 11 (10.58%) Blackberry
3 11 (10.58%) CLARiiON
4 9 (8.65%) Symmetrix
4 9 (8.65%) iSeries
5 8 (7.69%) Clustering
6 7 (6.73%) Client/Server
6 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.92%) Celerra
7 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 68 (65.38%) Windows
2 36 (34.62%) Linux
3 35 (33.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (26.92%) Solaris
5 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (16.35%) UNIX
6 17 (16.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (11.54%) AIX
8 9 (8.65%) zOS
9 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.88%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.31%) Migration
1 18 (17.31%) ITIL
2 16 (15.38%) Project Management
3 11 (10.58%) E-Commerce
4 10 (9.62%) Data Migration
4 10 (9.62%) Change Management
5 9 (8.65%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (7.69%) Workflow
7 7 (6.73%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (5.77%) E-Discovery
8 6 (5.77%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.85%) TOGAF
10 3 (2.88%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (2.88%) Data Architecture
10 3 (2.88%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.88%) Configuration Management
11 2 (1.92%) ITSM
11 2 (1.92%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.46%) SQL
2 7 (6.73%) Perl
3 1 (0.96%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) Degree
3 3 (2.88%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) CCNA
3 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) MCSE
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.88%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 31 (29.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 13 (12.50%) vSphere
4 10 (9.62%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (4.81%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.92%) XenApp
7 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.96%) Snort
8 1 (0.96%) Nmap
8 1 (0.96%) Postfix
8 1 (0.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) Data Guard
1 10 (9.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 10 (9.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 10 (9.62%) Tivoli
2 7 (6.73%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.88%) SCOM
4 3 (2.88%) Control-M
5 2 (1.92%) Foglight
5 2 (1.92%) Legato
5 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.92%) Ionix
5 2 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (1.92%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.96%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.96%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (49.04%) VMware
2 39 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 30 (28.85%) HP
4 28 (26.92%) EMC
5 22 (21.15%) IBM
6 21 (20.19%) Oracle
7 16 (15.38%) NetApp
7 16 (15.38%) Citrix
8 12 (11.54%) Sybase
8 12 (11.54%) Cisco
9 10 (9.62%) Altiris
9 10 (9.62%) Sun
10 9 (8.65%) Red Hat
11 7 (6.73%) Websense
11 7 (6.73%) Brocade
12 6 (5.77%) Dell
13 4 (3.85%) Symantec
14 3 (2.88%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.88%) 3PAR
14 3 (2.88%) CA
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