The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Job Titles currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Administrator
Rank 553 526 556
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 41 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.086% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.093% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 12
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£428 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 31 July 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 14 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 31 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 -33 38 £430 +1.17% 1
London +8 11 £428 +0.58% 1
South East -18 5 £378 -2.58%
East of England -19 3 £390 -
City of London +20 1 £400 -5.88%
Berkshire +3 1 £330 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Liverpool - - - -

Storage Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (58.43%) SAN
2 40 (44.94%) Windows
3 30 (33.71%) HP
3 30 (33.71%) VMware
4 28 (31.46%) NetApp
5 25 (28.09%) IBM
6 24 (26.97%) EMC
7 23 (25.84%) Finance
8 21 (23.60%) Linux
8 21 (23.60%) NAS
9 20 (22.47%) Brocade
10 19 (21.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 16 (17.98%) Tivoli
11 16 (17.98%) ITIL
11 16 (17.98%) UNIX
11 16 (17.98%) 3PAR
12 14 (15.73%) vSphere
12 14 (15.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (14.61%) NetBackup
13 13 (14.61%) DNS
14 12 (13.48%) Symantec
14 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
14 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (12.36%) Oracle
15 11 (12.36%) Capacity Management
16 10 (11.24%) NFS
16 10 (11.24%) Solaris

Storage Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (58.43%) SAN
2 21 (23.60%) NAS
3 13 (14.61%) DNS
4 10 (11.24%) iSCSI
5 7 (7.87%) Firewall
5 7 (7.87%) DHCP
6 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.37%) FCoE
7 2 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.25%) InfiniBand
8 1 (1.12%) LDAP
8 1 (1.12%) LAN
8 1 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Advertising
5 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.12%) French Language
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Replication
2 5 (5.62%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.49%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (3.37%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.25%) Symmetrix
5 2 (2.25%) Firmware
6 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.12%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (1.12%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.12%) Clustering
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) CMDB
6 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.12%) Celerra
6 1 (1.12%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 40 (44.94%) Windows
2 21 (23.60%) Linux
3 16 (17.98%) UNIX
4 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (11.24%) Solaris
7 5 (5.62%) AIX
8 2 (2.25%) HPUX
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) ITIL
2 11 (12.36%) Capacity Management
3 10 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (8.99%) Migration
5 7 (7.87%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (6.74%) Data Protection
7 5 (5.62%) Change Management
8 4 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.49%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (3.37%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.37%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.37%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.37%) Service Management
9 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.25%) Project Management
10 2 (2.25%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (1.12%) Change Control
11 1 (1.12%) Release Management
11 1 (1.12%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) Perl
2 5 (5.62%) SQL
3 2 (2.25%) Korn
3 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.12%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.87%) NCDA
4 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.74%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.74%) VCAP
5 3 (3.37%) VCP5
5 3 (3.37%) MCSE
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.25%) Degree
6 2 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.25%) MCP
7 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.12%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) vSphere
2 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.24%) NFS
4 8 (8.99%) Active Directory
4 8 (8.99%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.25%) StorNext
6 2 (2.25%) GPFS
6 2 (2.25%) Gluster
6 2 (2.25%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.25%) XenApp
7 1 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.12%) SRDF
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (21.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 16 (17.98%) Tivoli
3 13 (14.61%) NetBackup
4 7 (7.87%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (6.74%) HP SIM
5 6 (6.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.12%) Ionix
6 1 (1.12%) Puppet
6 1 (1.12%) YUM
6 1 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.12%) Legato
6 1 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) HP
1 30 (33.71%) VMware
2 28 (31.46%) NetApp
3 25 (28.09%) IBM
4 24 (26.97%) EMC
5 20 (22.47%) Brocade
6 16 (17.98%) 3PAR
7 12 (13.48%) Symantec
8 11 (12.36%) Oracle
9 9 (10.11%) Cisco
10 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
11 6 (6.74%) Dell
11 6 (6.74%) CommVault
12 5 (5.62%) CA
13 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
14 3 (3.37%) Hitachi
15 2 (2.25%) Veritas
15 2 (2.25%) Citrix
16 1 (1.12%) BMC
16 1 (1.12%) Adobe
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