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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Architect
Rank 637 633 605
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 18 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.037% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.039% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 14
Median daily rate £500 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £469 £456
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 16 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 26 September 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 +10 18 £500 +25.00% 1
North West +20 6 £405 +4.51% 1
South East +18 6 £500 -4.76%
London -11 5 £500 +33.33%
Manchester - 4 £400 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £505 -
Farnborough - 2 £518 -
East of England +8 1 £500 +2.56%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £500 -
Fleetwood - 1 £550 -
Crawley - 1 £425 -
Lancashire - 1 £550 -
Portsmouth - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -

Storage Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (50.00%) Migration
2 17 (38.64%) Data Centre
3 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 14 (31.82%) Windows
5 11 (25.00%) AIX
5 11 (25.00%) Linux
5 11 (25.00%) EMC
6 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
7 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
8 8 (18.18%) IBM
8 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 8 (18.18%) VMware
9 7 (15.91%) Mainframe
9 7 (15.91%) SAN
9 7 (15.91%) SQL
10 6 (13.64%) NAS
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle
10 6 (13.64%) Unix
10 6 (13.64%) Solaris
10 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
11 5 (11.36%) CommVault
11 5 (11.36%) Project Planning
12 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
12 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
12 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (9.09%) IaaS
12 4 (9.09%) SaaS

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 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.09%) IaaS
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (9.09%) PaaS
1 4 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SAN
2 6 (13.64%) NAS
3 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 3 (6.82%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.55%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) DB2
1 2 (4.55%) ObjectStore
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Back Office
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
1 3 (6.82%) HTML
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.91%) Mainframe
3 4 (9.09%) Replication
4 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.55%) Clustering
6 1 (2.27%) HACMP
6 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) NHS
6 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) AIX
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.64%) Solaris
4 6 (13.64%) Unix
5 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) HPUX
6 2 (4.55%) MVS
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (11.36%) Project Planning
3 4 (9.09%) Change Management
3 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (9.09%) SOA
3 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 3 (6.82%) DevOps
4 3 (6.82%) Network Design
4 3 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (6.82%) Time Management
5 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.55%) BCP
5 2 (4.55%) Open Source
5 2 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (2.27%) Data Security
6 1 (2.27%) High Availability
6 1 (2.27%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.27%) Service Management
6 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) C#
2 3 (6.82%) C++
2 3 (6.82%) Java
2 3 (6.82%) Perl
2 3 (6.82%) PHP
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
1 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) EMC
2 8 (18.18%) IBM
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle
4 5 (11.36%) CommVault
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix
5 4 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) NetApp
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco
7 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.27%) Brocade
8 1 (2.27%) Dell
8 1 (2.27%) Hortonworks
8 1 (2.27%) Reuters
8 1 (2.27%) Veeam