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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Administrator
Rank 565 538 544
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 35 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.083% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.090% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 14
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£380 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £343 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -
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 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
52369 47956 47469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.64% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33165 29077 26646
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2132 2083 2602
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 2014.

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 13 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 28 November 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 -55 34 £378 +0.66% 1
London +10 17 £375 +7.14% 1
City of London +30 4 £254 -21.92%
South East -45 3 £386 +3.00%
Berkshire - 1 £360 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Reading - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

Storage Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 46 (56.10%) SAN
2 37 (45.12%) HP
3 33 (40.24%) Windows
4 31 (37.80%) EMC
5 29 (35.37%) 3PAR
6 28 (34.15%) VMware
7 27 (32.93%) IBM
8 25 (30.49%) Security Cleared
9 24 (29.27%) Linux
9 24 (29.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
10 23 (28.05%) vSphere
11 21 (25.61%) Brocade
12 20 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (24.39%) Symantec
13 19 (23.17%) Tivoli
14 18 (21.95%) ITIL
14 18 (21.95%) SLA
14 18 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (21.95%) NetBackup
15 16 (19.51%) Capacity Management
16 15 (18.29%) SC Cleared
16 15 (18.29%) NetApp
17 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
17 14 (17.07%) DNS
17 14 (17.07%) DHCP
17 14 (17.07%) Firewall
17 14 (17.07%) DV Cleared
17 14 (17.07%) HP SIM

Storage Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 46 (56.10%) SAN
2 14 (17.07%) DNS
2 14 (17.07%) DHCP
2 14 (17.07%) Firewall
3 8 (9.76%) NAS
4 3 (3.66%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.22%) LAN
6 1 (1.22%) SMS
6 1 (1.22%) WAN
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.22%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Replication
1 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.10%) Clustering
2 5 (6.10%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.88%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.44%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.22%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.22%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.22%) Celerra
5 1 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.22%) Open Source
5 1 (1.22%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.24%) Windows
2 24 (29.27%) Linux
3 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (12.20%) AIX
7 8 (9.76%) Solaris
8 6 (7.32%) UNIX
9 2 (2.44%) HPUX
10 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.22%) Debian
10 1 (1.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) ITIL
2 16 (19.51%) Capacity Management
3 10 (12.20%) Migration
4 7 (8.54%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.66%) Project Management
6 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.66%) Change Management
6 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.44%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.44%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.44%) ITSM
7 2 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.22%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.22%) Quality Management
8 1 (1.22%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.22%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.22%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) Korn
2 1 (1.22%) REXX
2 1 (1.22%) C
2 1 (1.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.22%) JCL
Qualifications
1 25 (30.49%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.29%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.07%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.88%) MCSE
4 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.44%) NCDA
5 2 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (1.22%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.95%) SLA
2 5 (6.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
1 23 (28.05%) vSphere
2 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.98%) VMware Server
3 9 (10.98%) XenApp
4 3 (3.66%) Firmware
5 2 (2.44%) Gluster
5 2 (2.44%) StorNext
5 2 (2.44%) vCloud
5 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.44%) NFS
5 2 (2.44%) GPFS
6 1 (1.22%) Ceph
6 1 (1.22%) XenServer
6 1 (1.22%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 24 (29.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 19 (23.17%) Tivoli
3 18 (21.95%) NetBackup
4 14 (17.07%) HP SIM
4 14 (17.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.66%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.66%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.44%) Legato
7 1 (1.22%) Control-M
7 1 (1.22%) EMC TimeFinder
7 1 (1.22%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (1.22%) Ionix
Vendors
1 37 (45.12%) HP
2 31 (37.80%) EMC
3 29 (35.37%) 3PAR
4 28 (34.15%) VMware
5 27 (32.93%) IBM
6 21 (25.61%) Brocade
7 20 (24.39%) Symantec
8 15 (18.29%) NetApp
9 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
10 11 (13.41%) Cisco
11 9 (10.98%) Citrix
12 8 (9.76%) ServiceNow
13 7 (8.54%) Veeam
14 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
15 3 (3.66%) CommVault
15 3 (3.66%) Hitachi
16 2 (2.44%) Sophos
16 2 (2.44%) Sun
17 1 (1.22%) Scality
17 1 (1.22%) CA