The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Architect
Rank 580 592 542
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 13 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.012% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.013% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
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£425 £625 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +32.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £625 £458
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +36.61%
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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
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 8 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 17 April 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 +1 12 £425 -32.00%
London +9 8 £473 +4.76%
City of London - 1 £428 -
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

Storage Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 21 (63.64%) NetApp
2 19 (57.58%) SAN
3 16 (48.48%) Windows
4 14 (42.42%) Migration
5 12 (36.36%) Linux
5 12 (36.36%) EMC
5 12 (36.36%) NAS
6 11 (33.33%) NCDA
6 11 (33.33%) NCIE
6 11 (33.33%) Finance
7 9 (27.27%) vSphere
8 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
8 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
8 7 (21.21%) VMware
8 7 (21.21%) Cisco
9 5 (15.15%) IBM
9 5 (15.15%) HP
9 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (15.15%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (12.12%) Brocade
10 4 (12.12%) Network Design
10 4 (12.12%) Symantec
10 4 (12.12%) Dell
11 3 (9.09%) SLA
11 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
11 3 (9.09%) IAG
12 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
12 2 (6.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (6.06%) NHS

Storage Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) SAN
2 12 (36.36%) NAS
3 5 (15.15%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) NHS
1 2 (6.06%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Celerra
2 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.03%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) Network Design
3 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) NCDA
1 11 (33.33%) NCIE
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) vSphere
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) IAG
4 2 (6.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) NFS
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) NetApp
2 12 (36.36%) EMC
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco
3 7 (21.21%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) IBM
4 5 (15.15%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) Dell
5 4 (12.12%) Symantec
5 4 (12.12%) Brocade
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix