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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Administrator
Rank 554 537 495
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 23 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.043% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.047% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 33
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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 £250 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £449 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -2.70%
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
46978 45024 42156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29483 26863 23894
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1824 1987 2469
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 12 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 27 January 2015. 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 -18 21 £360 - 4
London -3 11 £375 +21.45% 4
South East -23 4 £360 -
Berkshire - 2 £360 -
City of London - 2 £363 -
North West - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
East of England - - - -

Storage Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (60.87%) SAN
2 27 (39.13%) HP
3 26 (37.68%) EMC
3 26 (37.68%) IBM
4 25 (36.23%) Windows
4 25 (36.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 25 (36.23%) VMware
5 20 (28.99%) 3PAR
6 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
7 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (24.64%) Tivoli
8 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
8 17 (24.64%) vSphere
9 16 (23.19%) Linux
10 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
11 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (20.29%) NetApp
11 14 (20.29%) Finance
12 13 (18.84%) ITIL
12 13 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (17.39%) Brocade
13 12 (17.39%) Symantec
14 11 (15.94%) SLA
14 11 (15.94%) Replication
15 10 (14.49%) Capacity Management
15 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (14.49%) NetBackup
16 9 (13.04%) Cisco
16 9 (13.04%) Citrix
16 9 (13.04%) AIX

Storage Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 42 (60.87%) SAN
2 8 (11.59%) DHCP
2 8 (11.59%) DNS
2 8 (11.59%) Firewall
3 4 (5.80%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (5.80%) NAS
4 1 (1.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) SMS
4 1 (1.45%) WAN
4 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Replication
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Thin Client
3 5 (7.25%) Clustering
3 5 (7.25%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.35%) Symmetrix
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.45%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.45%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.45%) Open Source
6 1 (1.45%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.23%) Windows
2 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (23.19%) Linux
4 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (18.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (13.04%) AIX
6 9 (13.04%) Solaris
7 8 (11.59%) UNIX
8 3 (4.35%) HPUX
9 1 (1.45%) Debian
9 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.45%) CentOS
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Capacity Management
3 7 (10.14%) Migration
4 5 (7.25%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.90%) Change Management
7 2 (2.90%) ITSM
8 1 (1.45%) Project Management
8 1 (1.45%) Quality Management
8 1 (1.45%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.45%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.45%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) Korn
2 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.45%) JCL
2 1 (1.45%) C
2 1 (1.45%) REXX
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.80%) MCSE
5 1 (1.45%) EMC Certification
5 1 (1.45%) NCDA
5 1 (1.45%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) SLA
2 5 (7.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
1 17 (24.64%) vSphere
2 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.04%) XenApp
3 9 (13.04%) VMware Server
4 3 (4.35%) Firmware
5 2 (2.90%) vCloud
5 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.45%) Ceph
6 1 (1.45%) NFS
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.45%) XenServer
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.45%) SRDF
6 1 (1.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 25 (36.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 17 (24.64%) Tivoli
3 10 (14.49%) NetBackup
4 8 (11.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (11.59%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.90%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.90%) Legato
6 1 (1.45%) Control-M
6 1 (1.45%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (1.45%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) HP
2 26 (37.68%) EMC
2 26 (37.68%) IBM
3 25 (36.23%) VMware
4 20 (28.99%) 3PAR
5 14 (20.29%) NetApp
6 12 (17.39%) Brocade
6 12 (17.39%) Symantec
7 9 (13.04%) Cisco
7 9 (13.04%) Citrix
8 8 (11.59%) ServiceNow
8 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.14%) Veeam
10 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.35%) Hitachi
12 2 (2.90%) Sun
12 2 (2.90%) Sophos
13 1 (1.45%) Scality
13 1 (1.45%) Oracle
13 1 (1.45%) Veritas
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