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 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
Storage Administrator
Rank 565 545 514
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 27 25 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.049% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.053% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 31
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£375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £427 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 11 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 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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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 -22 26 £368 +2.08%
London +18 10 £375 +7.14%
South East -39 3 £360 -
City of London - 3 £270 -
Berkshire - 1 £360 -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Watford - - - -
North West - - - -
East of England - - - -

Storage Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 42 (57.53%) SAN
2 30 (41.10%) HP
3 29 (39.73%) Windows
4 27 (36.99%) IBM
4 27 (36.99%) VMware
5 26 (35.62%) EMC
6 24 (32.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 24 (32.88%) 3PAR
7 22 (30.14%) Security Cleared
7 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
8 21 (28.77%) vSphere
9 20 (27.40%) Linux
10 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (24.66%) Tivoli
12 17 (23.29%) Symantec
13 16 (21.92%) ITIL
13 16 (21.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (20.55%) SLA
14 15 (20.55%) NetBackup
15 14 (19.18%) NetApp
15 14 (19.18%) Capacity Management
15 14 (19.18%) SC Cleared
16 13 (17.81%) Brocade
17 12 (16.44%) DV Cleared
17 12 (16.44%) HP SIM
17 12 (16.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
17 12 (16.44%) DHCP
17 12 (16.44%) DNS

Storage Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (57.53%) SAN
2 12 (16.44%) Firewall
2 12 (16.44%) DHCP
2 12 (16.44%) DNS
3 5 (6.85%) NAS
4 4 (5.48%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.37%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) SMS
6 1 (1.37%) WAN
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Replication
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.85%) Clustering
2 5 (6.85%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.11%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.11%) Symmetrix
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (1.37%) Open Source
5 1 (1.37%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.73%) Windows
2 22 (30.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (27.40%) Linux
4 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (21.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (13.70%) AIX
7 7 (9.59%) Solaris
8 6 (8.22%) UNIX
9 3 (4.11%) HPUX
10 1 (1.37%) CentOS
10 1 (1.37%) Debian
10 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) ITIL
2 14 (19.18%) Capacity Management
3 7 (9.59%) Migration
4 5 (6.85%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.74%) Change Management
6 2 (2.74%) Project Management
6 2 (2.74%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.74%) ITSM
6 2 (2.74%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.37%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.37%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.37%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.37%) Change Control
7 1 (1.37%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.37%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) Korn
2 1 (1.37%) C
2 1 (1.37%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) REXX
2 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.37%) JCL
Qualifications
1 22 (30.14%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.18%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.44%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) MCSE
4 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.74%) NCDA
6 1 (1.37%) NCIE
6 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) SLA
2 5 (6.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
1 21 (28.77%) vSphere
2 10 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.33%) VMware Server
3 9 (12.33%) XenApp
4 3 (4.11%) Firmware
5 2 (2.74%) NFS
5 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.74%) vCloud
6 1 (1.37%) StorNext
6 1 (1.37%) GPFS
6 1 (1.37%) Ceph
6 1 (1.37%) Gluster
6 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.37%) XenServer
6 1 (1.37%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.37%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 24 (32.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (24.66%) Tivoli
3 15 (20.55%) NetBackup
4 12 (16.44%) HP SIM
4 12 (16.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.74%) Legato
6 1 (1.37%) Control-M
6 1 (1.37%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (1.37%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) HP
2 27 (36.99%) IBM
2 27 (36.99%) VMware
3 26 (35.62%) EMC
4 24 (32.88%) 3PAR
5 17 (23.29%) Symantec
6 14 (19.18%) NetApp
7 13 (17.81%) Brocade
8 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
9 9 (12.33%) Citrix
9 9 (12.33%) Cisco
10 8 (10.96%) ServiceNow
11 7 (9.59%) Veeam
12 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
13 3 (4.11%) Hitachi
14 2 (2.74%) Sun
14 2 (2.74%) Sophos
15 1 (1.37%) Scality
15 1 (1.37%) Veritas