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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Architect
Rank 615 609 612
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 25 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.047% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.049% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 11
Average daily rate £525 £474 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% -24.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £476
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £585 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £425 £625
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 23 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 29 April 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 -22 25 £525 +10.81% 3
South East -1 14 £525 +5.00% 1
Hampshire - 7 £525 -
London -24 6 £553 +0.45% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £650 -
Basingstoke - 3 £463 -
Gosport - 3 £525 -
North West -8 2 £438 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £550 -
Leeds - 2 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £550 -
Surrey - 2 £538 - 1
City of London +41 1 £580 +10.47%
Berkshire +8 1 £550 +10.00%
Reading -7 1 £550 +10.00%
Kent - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £475 -
Lancashire - 1 £400 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £400 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £400 -
Woking - 1 £550 -

Storage Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 15 (34.09%) SAN
1 15 (34.09%) Oracle
1 15 (34.09%) EMC
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 13 (29.55%) Migration
4 12 (27.27%) Windows
4 12 (27.27%) Linux
4 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 11 (25.00%) HP
6 9 (20.45%) Unix
6 9 (20.45%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (18.18%) 3PAR
7 8 (18.18%) Finance
7 8 (18.18%) IBM
8 7 (15.91%) NetApp
8 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
9 6 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
9 6 (13.64%) Solaris
9 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 6 (13.64%) Degree
9 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
9 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
10 5 (11.36%) NAS
10 5 (11.36%) Web Services
10 5 (11.36%) SOA
10 5 (11.36%) LAN
10 5 (11.36%) WAN

Storage Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (2.27%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) IaaS
2 2 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.27%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) SAN
2 5 (11.36%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) LAN
2 5 (11.36%) NAS
2 5 (11.36%) WAN
3 4 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.55%) CTI
4 2 (4.55%) H.323
4 2 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.82%) ObjectStore
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Back Office
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Military
3 2 (4.55%) Games
3 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) Economics
4 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.55%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.27%) Health Informatics
6 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) Informatics
6 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Statistics
6 1 (2.27%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Unix
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.64%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.27%) HPUX
5 1 (2.27%) i5/OS
5 1 (2.27%) MVS
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Migration
2 9 (20.45%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.36%) SOA
5 4 (9.09%) Change Management
5 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.82%) CMMI
6 3 (6.82%) Coaching
6 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL
6 3 (6.82%) Network Design
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Time Management
6 3 (6.82%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.55%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) C#
1 3 (6.82%) C++
1 3 (6.82%) Java
1 3 (6.82%) Perl
1 3 (6.82%) PHP
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) EMC Certification
4 1 (2.27%) VCAP
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.27%) Firmware
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) NFS
4 1 (2.27%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.82%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.82%) vMotion
4 1 (2.27%) SnapMirror
4 1 (2.27%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) EMC
1 15 (34.09%) Oracle
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) HP
4 8 (18.18%) 3PAR
4 8 (18.18%) IBM
5 7 (15.91%) NetApp
6 4 (9.09%) CommVault
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.09%) Veritas
7 3 (6.82%) BMC
7 3 (6.82%) Brocade
8 2 (4.55%) Avaya
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco
8 2 (4.55%) Citrix
8 2 (4.55%) F5
8 2 (4.55%) Genesys
8 2 (4.55%) Intel
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.27%) Sun