The first table below looks at the demand for the Storage Architect 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 Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Architect
Rank 568 550 554
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 22 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.039% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.042% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 10
Average daily rate
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£470 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £494 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%
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
50543 47172 53524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30720 27585 29825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2000 2142 2717
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.20%
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 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%

Storage Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 July 2014.

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 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 Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 21 £470 +7.42% 9
London +16 15 £440 -10.65% 3
South East -13 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Rotherham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Storage Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 15 (51.72%) EMC
2 11 (37.93%) HP
3 9 (31.03%) SAN
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 8 (27.59%) 3PAR
5 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) NetBackup
6 6 (20.69%) NetApp
7 5 (17.24%) Symantec
8 4 (13.79%) VMware
8 4 (13.79%) CLARiiON
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) Windows
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (13.79%) Clustering
8 4 (13.79%) Brocade
8 4 (13.79%) NAS
8 4 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (10.34%) VCP5
9 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
9 3 (10.34%) XenApp
9 3 (10.34%) VCP4
9 3 (10.34%) EqualLogic
9 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
9 3 (10.34%) Celerra
9 3 (10.34%) iSCSI
9 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
9 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (10.34%) Teradata

Storage Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
1 2 (6.90%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Pig
1 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) NAS
2 4 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (10.34%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.45%) InfiniBand
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) SMTP
4 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.45%) FTP
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.45%) SNMP
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
2 2 (6.90%) Text Mining
2 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) XML Schema
1 2 (6.90%) XML
1 2 (6.90%) Apache CXF
1 2 (6.90%) JSON
1 2 (6.90%) RESTful
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Camel
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) CLARiiON
1 4 (13.79%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) EqualLogic
2 3 (10.34%) Celerra
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.45%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
1 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
1 3 (10.34%) Data Security
2 2 (6.90%) Project Management
2 2 (6.90%) Scrum
2 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.90%) Information Management
2 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
2 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (6.90%) Analytics
3 1 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
3 1 (3.45%) Product Management
3 1 (3.45%) Network Design
3 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.45%) Validation
3 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.34%) Perl
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) VCP5
3 3 (10.34%) VCP4
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.34%) CCNA
3 3 (10.34%) CCA
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) NCDA
5 1 (3.45%) NCIE
5 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) MCSA
5 1 (3.45%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) XenApp
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) EMC
2 11 (37.93%) HP
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco
3 8 (27.59%) 3PAR
4 6 (20.69%) NetApp
5 5 (17.24%) Symantec
6 4 (13.79%) VMware
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) Brocade
7 3 (10.34%) Teradata
7 3 (10.34%) Dell
7 3 (10.34%) Citrix
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle
8 2 (6.90%) Cloudera
9 1 (3.45%) IBM
9 1 (3.45%) Sun
9 1 (3.45%) Hitachi
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago