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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Administrator
Rank 566 525 553
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 47 52 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.099% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 13
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£389 £388 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.49% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £301 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +3.33%
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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 October 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 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 24 October 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 -27 46 £389 +0.49% 1
London +2 22 £380 +16.92% 1
South West - 10 £500 -
City of London +20 8 £400 +77.77% 1
South East -40 7 £396 +2.25%
Hampshire -12 5 £413 +14.58%
Hertfordshire - 1 £340 -
East of England - 1 £340 -
Bedford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Devon - - - -

Storage Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 45 (52.33%) SAN
2 41 (47.67%) HP
3 34 (39.53%) Windows
4 32 (37.21%) 3PAR
5 28 (32.56%) EMC
6 27 (31.40%) VMware
7 25 (29.07%) IBM
7 25 (29.07%) Security Cleared
8 24 (27.91%) Linux
8 24 (27.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (26.74%) Active Directory
9 23 (26.74%) vSphere
10 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (25.58%) ITIL
11 20 (23.26%) Symantec
11 20 (23.26%) Brocade
12 18 (20.93%) NetBackup
12 18 (20.93%) Tivoli
12 18 (20.93%) SLA
13 17 (19.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (18.60%) Capacity Management
15 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
16 14 (16.28%) DV Cleared
16 14 (16.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 14 (16.28%) HP SIM
16 14 (16.28%) Finance
16 14 (16.28%) Firewall
16 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
16 14 (16.28%) DNS

Storage Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 45 (52.33%) SAN
2 14 (16.28%) Firewall
2 14 (16.28%) DHCP
2 14 (16.28%) DNS
3 9 (10.47%) NAS
4 5 (5.81%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.33%) InfiniBand
6 1 (1.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.98%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.16%) French Language
4 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Mainframe
2 7 (8.14%) Replication
3 5 (5.81%) Clustering
3 5 (5.81%) Fat Client
3 5 (5.81%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.65%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.16%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.16%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.16%) Celerra
6 1 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.16%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.53%) Windows
2 24 (27.91%) Linux
2 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (19.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (9.30%) AIX
5 8 (9.30%) Solaris
6 5 (5.81%) UNIX
7 3 (3.49%) HPUX
8 1 (1.16%) Debian
8 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) ITIL
2 16 (18.60%) Capacity Management
3 10 (11.63%) Migration
4 7 (8.14%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.49%) Change Management
7 3 (3.49%) Project Management
7 3 (3.49%) Service Management
7 3 (3.49%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.33%) ITSM
8 2 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.16%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.16%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.16%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.16%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) Korn
2 2 (2.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.16%) REXX
3 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.16%) JCL
3 1 (1.16%) C
3 1 (1.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (29.07%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.44%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.28%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) MCSE
4 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.33%) NCDA
5 2 (2.33%) Degree
5 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.16%) NCIE
6 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.93%) SLA
2 5 (5.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (26.74%) Active Directory
1 23 (26.74%) vSphere
2 10 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.47%) XenApp
3 9 (10.47%) VMware Server
4 3 (3.49%) NFS
4 3 (3.49%) Firmware
5 2 (2.33%) Gluster
5 2 (2.33%) StorNext
5 2 (2.33%) GPFS
6 1 (1.16%) Ceph
6 1 (1.16%) XenServer
6 1 (1.16%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 24 (27.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (20.93%) NetBackup
2 18 (20.93%) Tivoli
3 14 (16.28%) HP SIM
3 14 (16.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (6.98%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.16%) Ionix
5 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 41 (47.67%) HP
2 32 (37.21%) 3PAR
3 28 (32.56%) EMC
4 27 (31.40%) VMware
5 25 (29.07%) IBM
6 20 (23.26%) Brocade
6 20 (23.26%) Symantec
7 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
8 13 (15.12%) NetApp
9 10 (11.63%) Cisco
10 9 (10.47%) Citrix
11 7 (8.14%) Oracle
11 7 (8.14%) ServiceNow
12 6 (6.98%) CommVault
13 5 (5.81%) Veeam
14 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
14 4 (4.65%) CA
15 2 (2.33%) Sun
15 2 (2.33%) Hitachi
16 1 (1.16%) Veritas