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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Architect
Rank 603 574 547
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 16 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.053% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.056% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 21
Average daily rate £525 £475 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £450 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 22 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 16 £525 +10.52% 1
North West - 6 £500 -
Cheshire - 5 £500 -
South East +1 4 £550 - 1
West Yorkshire -3 2 £525 -
Yorkshire -8 2 £525 -
East of England - 2 £455 -
Leeds - 2 £525 -
Berkshire - 2 £550 - 1
Reading - 2 £550 - 1
Essex - 2 £455 -
London -23 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £365 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £525 -
Warrington - 1 £500 -
Derby - 1 £365 -
Basildon - 1 £455 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £365 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -

Storage Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (56.41%) EMC
2 13 (33.33%) SAN
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 12 (30.77%) HP
4 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
5 10 (25.64%) 3PAR
6 9 (23.08%) Migration
6 9 (23.08%) IBM
6 9 (23.08%) Windows
7 8 (20.51%) Oracle
7 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (17.95%) NetApp
9 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
9 6 (15.38%) Unix
9 6 (15.38%) Linux
9 6 (15.38%) Finance
9 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 6 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
10 5 (12.82%) Solaris
10 5 (12.82%) Veritas
11 4 (10.26%) Cisco
11 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
11 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (10.26%) Firewall
11 4 (10.26%) Banking
11 4 (10.26%) NAS
11 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared

Storage Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) IaaS
2 2 (5.13%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) SAN
2 6 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 4 (10.26%) NAS
4 2 (5.13%) CTI
4 2 (5.13%) H.323
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) VoIP
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.13%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Health Informatics
4 1 (2.56%) Informatics
4 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Unix
3 5 (12.82%) Solaris
4 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.13%) i5/OS
6 1 (2.56%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.56%) HPUX
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Migration
2 7 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (7.69%) High Availability
6 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.13%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.13%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Service Management
6 2 (5.13%) SOA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) Xen
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (2.56%) Firmware
5 1 (2.56%) NFS
5 1 (2.56%) vCloud
5 1 (2.56%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (7.69%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (5.13%) vMotion
3 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.56%) SnapMirror
3 1 (2.56%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) EMC
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 12 (30.77%) HP
4 10 (25.64%) 3PAR
5 9 (23.08%) IBM
6 8 (20.51%) Oracle
7 7 (17.95%) NetApp
8 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
9 5 (12.82%) Veritas
10 4 (10.26%) Cisco
11 3 (7.69%) Brocade
11 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
12 2 (5.13%) Avaya
12 2 (5.13%) Citrix
12 2 (5.13%) F5
12 2 (5.13%) Genesys
12 2 (5.13%) Intel
13 1 (2.56%) Hitachi
13 1 (2.56%) Juniper
13 1 (2.56%) Sun