The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Storage Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Administrator
Rank 570 550 499
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 37 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.061% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.066% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 21
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£275 £438 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £333 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £438 £340
% change year-on-year
-15.58% +28.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Storage Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Administrator within the UK.

Storage Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Storage Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Administrator within the UK.

Storage Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Administrator
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -21 35 £275 -35.29% 2
London -6 22 £275 -37.14% 1
City of London +12 13 £275 -35.29% 1
South East -5 10 £375 -21.05%
Oxfordshire - 7 - -
East of England +8 2 £364 -
Berkshire -5 2 £375 -21.05%
Hertfordshire - 2 £364 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £364 -
Edinburgh -2 1 - -
Scotland -5 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £375 -
Slough - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

Storage Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Administrator in their job title 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 with Storage Administrator in their job title.

1 41 (70.69%) EMC
2 33 (56.90%) SAN
3 26 (44.83%) NetApp
4 21 (36.21%) IBM
5 20 (34.48%) Windows
6 19 (32.76%) Cisco
6 19 (32.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (31.03%) UNIX
8 14 (24.14%) Finance
8 14 (24.14%) Tivoli
9 13 (22.41%) VMware
10 11 (18.97%) Banking
11 10 (17.24%) Replication
12 9 (15.52%) Brocade
13 8 (13.79%) NAS
13 8 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (13.79%) Symmetrix
13 8 (13.79%) HP
13 8 (13.79%) NFS
14 7 (12.07%) Solaris
15 6 (10.34%) Linux
15 6 (10.34%) NCDA
15 6 (10.34%) NCIE
16 5 (8.62%) 3PAR
16 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
16 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
17 4 (6.90%) Oracle

Storage Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Administrator in their job title 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 with Storage Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 33 (56.90%) SAN
2 8 (13.79%) NAS
2 8 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.72%) SSH
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) FTP
4 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Replication
2 8 (13.79%) Symmetrix
3 3 (5.17%) IBM XIV
3 3 (5.17%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (5.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.72%) Celerra
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 18 (31.03%) UNIX
3 7 (12.07%) Solaris
4 6 (10.34%) Linux
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.72%) HPUX
7 1 (1.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
2 2 (3.45%) Migration
2 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (3.45%) Data Management
3 1 (1.72%) Time Management
3 1 (1.72%) Content Management
3 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL
3 1 (1.72%) Workflow
3 1 (1.72%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.72%) C
1 1 (1.72%) C++
1 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.72%) Perl
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
1 1 (1.72%) VBScript
1 1 (1.72%) VB
1 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.72%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) NCDA
1 6 (10.34%) NCIE
2 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) MCSE
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) HP ASE
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) NFS
2 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) vCloud
4 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.45%) vSphere
4 2 (3.45%) VMware Server
4 2 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.72%) SRDF
5 1 (1.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (32.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 14 (24.14%) Tivoli
3 4 (6.90%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (5.17%) Legato
5 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.45%) vMotion
6 1 (1.72%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 41 (70.69%) EMC
2 26 (44.83%) NetApp
3 21 (36.21%) IBM
4 19 (32.76%) Cisco
5 13 (22.41%) VMware
6 9 (15.52%) Brocade
7 8 (13.79%) HP
8 5 (8.62%) 3PAR
9 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.90%) Oracle
10 3 (5.17%) Veeam
10 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.17%) Sophos
11 2 (3.45%) Citrix
12 1 (1.72%) Syncsort
12 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.72%) Isilon
12 1 (1.72%) Sybase
12 1 (1.72%) SAP
12 1 (1.72%) CommVault