The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Storage Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Architect
Rank 608 641 597
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 26 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.039% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.042% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 19
Median daily rate £500 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £495 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £475 £488
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 - -

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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Storage Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Storage Architect in the job title.

Storage Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Architect within the UK.

Storage Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Storage Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Architect within the UK.

Storage Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Architect
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 26 £500 +5.26% 1
North West +25 11 £425 +31.14%
South East +9 7 £500 +5.26%
London +7 7 £513 +36.66%
Hampshire +5 5 £505 +6.31%
Manchester - 5 £403 -
Lancashire - 3 £425 -
Cheshire +11 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £518 -
Warrington - 2 - -
Preston - 2 £425 -
East of England +21 1 £500 +2.56%
Stockport - 1 £530 -
Portsmouth - 1 £500 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £425 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £500 -
Liverpool - 1 £520 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
Merseyside - 1 £520 -

Storage Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Storage Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Storage Architect in the job title.

1 22 (45.83%) Migration
2 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
3 18 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 14 (29.17%) Windows
5 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
6 11 (22.92%) AIX
6 11 (22.92%) Linux
6 11 (22.92%) IBM
6 11 (22.92%) EMC
7 10 (20.83%) SAN
7 10 (20.83%) VMware
8 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.58%) HP
10 7 (14.58%) SQL
10 7 (14.58%) Oracle
10 7 (14.58%) Mainframe
11 6 (12.50%) NAS
11 6 (12.50%) Unix
11 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
11 6 (12.50%) Solaris
12 5 (10.42%) CommVault
12 5 (10.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (10.42%) Finance
12 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
13 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
13 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
13 4 (8.33%) Brocade
13 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Storage Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.33%) IaaS
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.33%) PaaS
1 4 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) SAN
2 6 (12.50%) NAS
3 3 (6.25%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.17%) DHCP
4 2 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) DB2
1 2 (4.17%) ObjectStore
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Back Office
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Military
3 2 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
1 3 (6.25%) HTML
1 3 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) Mainframe
3 4 (8.33%) Replication
4 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.25%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.17%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) HACMP
6 1 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) AIX
2 11 (22.92%) Linux
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.50%) Solaris
4 6 (12.50%) Unix
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) HPUX
6 2 (4.17%) MVS
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Migration
2 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
3 4 (8.33%) Change Management
3 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (8.33%) SOA
3 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (6.25%) Decision Quality
4 3 (6.25%) DevOps
4 3 (6.25%) Network Design
4 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (6.25%) Time Management
5 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.17%) Open Source
5 2 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (2.08%) Data Virtualisation
6 1 (2.08%) High Availability
6 1 (2.08%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.08%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) C++
2 3 (6.25%) Java
2 3 (6.25%) Perl
2 3 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) EMC
1 11 (22.92%) IBM
2 10 (20.83%) VMware
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.58%) HP
4 7 (14.58%) Oracle
5 5 (10.42%) CommVault
6 4 (8.33%) Brocade
6 4 (8.33%) Citrix
6 4 (8.33%) NetApp
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco
8 2 (4.17%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.08%) Dell
9 1 (2.08%) Hortonworks
9 1 (2.08%) Reuters
9 1 (2.08%) Veeam