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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Architect
Rank 620 617 598
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 10 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.049% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.051% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 10
Median daily rate £550 £516 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.53% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £394 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £593 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £513 £475
% change year-on-year
+12.19% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
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 9 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 7 December 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 +8 10 £550 +4.76% 1
South East +28 4 - -
Berkshire +14 4 - -
Reading +5 4 - -
London 0 4 £513 -0.72% 1
North West +1 2 £575 +43.75%
Fleetwood - 2 £575 -
Lancashire - 2 £575 -
City of London - 1 £513 -

Storage Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 15 (42.86%) Migration
2 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 12 (34.29%) Data Centre
4 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 10 (28.57%) IBM
4 10 (28.57%) NetApp
5 9 (25.71%) SAN
5 9 (25.71%) AIX
6 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
7 7 (20.00%) EMC
8 6 (17.14%) Mainframe
8 6 (17.14%) Linux
8 6 (17.14%) SQL
8 6 (17.14%) VMware
8 6 (17.14%) Finance
8 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
9 5 (14.29%) SaaS
9 5 (14.29%) PaaS
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (14.29%) IaaS
9 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco
9 5 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (14.29%) Solaris
10 4 (11.43%) BCP
10 4 (11.43%) Replication
10 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (11.43%) NAS

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 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) IaaS
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (14.29%) PaaS
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) NAS
3 3 (8.57%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) Mainframe
3 4 (11.43%) Public Cloud
3 4 (11.43%) Replication
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) NHS
5 1 (2.86%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.86%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.86%) HACMP
5 1 (2.86%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) AIX
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.29%) Solaris
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) HPUX
6 2 (5.71%) Unix
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Migration
2 4 (11.43%) BCP
3 3 (8.57%) DevOps
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) Open Source
4 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.71%) Scrum
4 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.86%) Data Security
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.86%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) SOA
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.86%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.71%) Puppet
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) IBM
1 10 (28.57%) NetApp
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) EMC
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (8.57%) 3PAR
6 3 (8.57%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
8 1 (2.86%) Brocade
8 1 (2.86%) CommVault
8 1 (2.86%) Veeam