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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Architect
UK
Rank 578 591 584
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 15 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.042% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.044% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 11
Median daily rate £513 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £388 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
42518 47379 47264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.78% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27667 30205 29656
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1737 1864
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 14 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +17 15 £513 -2.38%
London +8 7 £519 -8.59%
West Midlands - 4 £425 -
Birmingham - 3 £425 -
North West +18 2 £425 -15.00%
Berkshire +16 2 £600 +9.09%
Reading +13 2 £600 +9.09%
South East +12 2 £600 +9.09%
Preston - 1 £425 -
Atherstone - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £425 -
City of London - 1 £438 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

Storage Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 14 (43.75%) Migration
2 12 (37.50%) SAN
2 12 (37.50%) NetApp
2 12 (37.50%) IBM
3 11 (34.38%) VMware
4 9 (28.13%) EMC
4 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
5 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 8 (25.00%) Windows
6 7 (21.88%) Linux
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco
7 6 (18.75%) HP
7 6 (18.75%) Finance
7 6 (18.75%) Replication
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.63%) ITIL
9 4 (12.50%) Unix
9 4 (12.50%) SQL
9 4 (12.50%) Dell
9 4 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (12.50%) BCP
9 4 (12.50%) Change Management
9 4 (12.50%) Brocade
9 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
9 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
9 4 (12.50%) NAS
10 3 (9.38%) Product Management

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 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) SAN
2 4 (12.50%) NAS
3 3 (9.38%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.75%) Replication
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) CLARiiON
4 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
4 3 (9.38%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.25%) NHS
6 1 (3.13%) Clustering
6 1 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (3.13%) HP Storage
6 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) AIX
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) BCP
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
3 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.38%) Escalation Management
4 3 (9.38%) Product Management
4 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
4 3 (9.38%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Workflow
5 2 (6.25%) Line Management
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Security
6 1 (3.13%) Data Virtualisation
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) SRDF
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (9.38%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) IBM
1 12 (37.50%) NetApp
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) EMC
4 8 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) HP
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.50%) Brocade
7 4 (12.50%) Dell
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle
8 2 (6.25%) Zerto
9 1 (3.13%) Veritas