The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Architect
Rank 580 522 560
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 7 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.046% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.050% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
Average daily rate £625 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.97% -1.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £458 £450
% change year-on-year
+36.61% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

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 13 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -100 7 £625 +32.97% 3
London -31 4 £451 -16.09%
South East -12 2 £625 -
South West -21 2 £625 +31.57% 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1

Storage Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (62.50%) EMC
2 13 (54.17%) SAN
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco
3 8 (33.33%) Brocade
4 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) Replication
5 4 (16.67%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
5 4 (16.67%) Celerra
5 4 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) NAS
6 3 (12.50%) HP StorageWorks
6 3 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) IBM
6 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (8.33%) VMware
7 2 (8.33%) EMC Certification
7 2 (8.33%) C
7 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (4.17%) Product Management
8 1 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS

Storage Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 4 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Replication
2 4 (16.67%) Celerra
3 3 (12.50%) HP StorageWorks
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Project Management
1 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (4.17%) Product Management
3 1 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) EMC Certification
3 1 (4.17%) NCDA
3 1 (4.17%) NCIE
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 3 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) EMC
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) Brocade
3 4 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
4 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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