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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Administrator
Rank 563 520 571
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 50 64 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.13% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 14
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£386 £388 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £330 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 21 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 18 September 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 -43 47 £393 +1.29% 1
London -1 22 £396 +18.72% 1
South West - 12 £500 -
South East -29 8 £359 -7.41%
City of London +24 5 £400 +45.45% 1
Hampshire -10 5 £381 +5.90%
Berkshire - 2 £355 -
East of England -28 1 £340 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Essex - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Liverpool - - - -

Storage Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 44 (57.14%) SAN
2 39 (50.65%) HP
3 31 (40.26%) Windows
4 29 (37.66%) 3PAR
5 25 (32.47%) VMware
5 25 (32.47%) EMC
6 24 (31.17%) IBM
7 22 (28.57%) Linux
7 22 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (27.27%) vSphere
9 20 (25.97%) Active Directory
10 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (24.68%) Brocade
11 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
11 18 (23.38%) Symantec
12 17 (22.08%) ITIL
13 16 (20.78%) Tivoli
13 16 (20.78%) NetBackup
14 15 (19.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (19.48%) Finance
15 14 (18.18%) SLA
16 12 (15.58%) Capacity Management
17 11 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (14.29%) Firewall
17 11 (14.29%) NetApp
17 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
17 11 (14.29%) DNS
17 11 (14.29%) DHCP

Storage Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 44 (57.14%) SAN
2 11 (14.29%) Firewall
2 11 (14.29%) NAS
2 11 (14.29%) DHCP
2 11 (14.29%) DNS
3 5 (6.49%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.60%) InfiniBand
5 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.30%) LDAP
5 1 (1.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.30%) French Language
5 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Replication
3 7 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 5 (6.49%) Thin Client
4 5 (6.49%) Clustering
4 5 (6.49%) Fat Client
5 4 (5.19%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (2.60%) Firmware
6 2 (2.60%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.30%) EMC Centera
7 1 (1.30%) Celerra
7 1 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (40.26%) Windows
2 22 (28.57%) Linux
3 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (19.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (10.39%) Solaris
7 6 (7.79%) AIX
8 5 (6.49%) UNIX
9 1 (1.30%) HPUX
9 1 (1.30%) Debian
9 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) ITIL
2 12 (15.58%) Capacity Management
3 10 (12.99%) Migration
4 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.49%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.90%) Data Migration
5 3 (3.90%) Project Management
5 3 (3.90%) Service Management
5 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.60%) Change Management
6 2 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.60%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.60%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.30%) Release Management
7 1 (1.30%) Change Control
7 1 (1.30%) Kernel Tuning
7 1 (1.30%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (1.30%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) Korn
2 2 (2.60%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) REXX
3 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.30%) JCL
3 1 (1.30%) Bourne shell
3 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.30%) Java
3 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) MCSE
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.60%) Degree
5 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.30%) NCDA
6 1 (1.30%) VCAP
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.18%) SLA
2 5 (6.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) vSphere
2 20 (25.97%) Active Directory
3 11 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (11.69%) XenApp
4 9 (11.69%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.60%) NFS
5 2 (2.60%) Gluster
5 2 (2.60%) StorNext
5 2 (2.60%) GPFS
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.30%) XenServer
6 1 (1.30%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 22 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 16 (20.78%) NetBackup
2 16 (20.78%) Tivoli
3 11 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 11 (14.29%) HP SIM
4 6 (7.79%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.30%) YUM
5 1 (1.30%) Ionix
5 1 (1.30%) Puppet
5 1 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 39 (50.65%) HP
2 29 (37.66%) 3PAR
3 25 (32.47%) EMC
3 25 (32.47%) VMware
4 24 (31.17%) IBM
5 19 (24.68%) Brocade
6 18 (23.38%) Symantec
7 11 (14.29%) NetApp
7 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 9 (11.69%) Citrix
9 8 (10.39%) Oracle
10 7 (9.09%) Cisco
10 7 (9.09%) ServiceNow
11 6 (7.79%) CommVault
12 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
12 5 (6.49%) Veeam
13 4 (5.19%) CA
14 3 (3.90%) Hitachi
15 2 (2.60%) Veritas
16 1 (1.30%) Dell