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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Architect
Rank 620 603 592
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 26 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.063% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.067% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 16
Median daily rate £528 £488 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £395 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £465 £625
% change year-on-year
+11.82% -25.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 - -

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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 19 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 28 June 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 26 £528 +4.19% 3
North West +3 11 £485 +49.65%
South East -8 8 £650 +36.84% 1
Hampshire +10 5 £463 -2.52%
London -19 5 £580 +5.45% 2
Cheshire +7 4 £462 +42.40%
Basingstoke - 4 £463 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £650 -
Manchester - 3 £530 -
Lancashire - 3 £425 -
Warrington - 3 £485 -
City of London +37 2 £653 +24.28%
Yorkshire +4 2 £550 -
Leeds -1 2 £550 -
West Yorkshire -4 2 £550 -
Preston - 2 £425 -
Stockport - 1 £530 -
Liverpool - 1 £520 -
Merseyside - 1 £520 -

Storage Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 17 (39.53%) Migration
3 16 (37.21%) EMC
3 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
4 15 (34.88%) VMware
5 14 (32.56%) SAN
5 14 (32.56%) Oracle
5 14 (32.56%) Windows
6 13 (30.23%) Data Centre
7 10 (23.26%) Unix
7 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
8 9 (20.93%) Solaris
8 9 (20.93%) AIX
8 9 (20.93%) HP
9 8 (18.60%) Finance
10 7 (16.28%) IBM
10 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
10 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
11 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
11 6 (13.95%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (13.95%) Degree
11 6 (13.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (11.63%) CommVault
12 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
12 5 (11.63%) 3PAR
13 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
13 4 (9.30%) Mainframe

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 (2.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) NAS
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.65%) DHCP
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) ObjectStore
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Back Office
3 3 (6.98%) Military
4 2 (4.65%) Games
4 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) Economics
4 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.98%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.33%) HACMP
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.33%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 14 (32.56%) Windows
3 10 (23.26%) Unix
4 9 (20.93%) AIX
4 9 (20.93%) Solaris
5 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.65%) HPUX
6 2 (4.65%) MVS
7 1 (2.33%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Migration
2 6 (13.95%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
4 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.98%) Change Management
5 3 (6.98%) CMMI
5 3 (6.98%) Coaching
5 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) Network Design
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) SOA
5 3 (6.98%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.33%) PLM
7 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) C#
1 3 (6.98%) C++
1 3 (6.98%) Java
1 3 (6.98%) Perl
1 3 (6.98%) PHP
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) Degree
4 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) EMC Certification
5 1 (2.33%) VCAP
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.98%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) EMC
2 15 (34.88%) VMware
3 14 (32.56%) Oracle
4 9 (20.93%) HP
5 7 (16.28%) IBM
6 5 (11.63%) 3PAR
6 5 (11.63%) CommVault
7 4 (9.30%) Citrix
8 3 (6.98%) BMC
8 3 (6.98%) Brocade
8 3 (6.98%) NetApp
8 3 (6.98%) Veritas
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco
9 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.33%) Bloomberg
10 1 (2.33%) Dell
10 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
10 1 (2.33%) Reuters