The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Consultant
Rank 597 563 553
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Consultant 29 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.095% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.10% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 19
Average daily rate £405 £453 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.49% +20.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £513 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.97% +28.12%
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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £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 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
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 Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Storage Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Storage Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Consultant within the UK.

Storage Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Storage Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Consultant within the UK.

Storage Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Consultant
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 10 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 -33 14 £388 -14.12%
Scotland +6 13 £415 -24.54%
Renfrewshire - 10 £408 -
Erskine - 10 £408 -
South East +19 5 £400 +8.10%
North West -16 3 £475 -
London -17 2 £388 -13.88%
South West - 2 £255 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £255 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £423 -
City of London +35 1 £400 -11.11%
East of England -2 1 - -
Birmingham -4 1 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - -
Edinburgh -15 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £255 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 £255 -
Hook - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £255 -

Storage Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 30 (56.60%) SAN
2 21 (39.62%) EMC
3 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
4 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
5 13 (24.53%) HP
5 13 (24.53%) Unix
6 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.75%) IBM
7 11 (20.75%) Linux
7 11 (20.75%) NetApp
7 11 (20.75%) Brocade
7 11 (20.75%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (18.87%) Change Control
9 8 (15.09%) EMC NetWorker
9 8 (15.09%) Legato
10 7 (13.21%) Cisco
10 7 (13.21%) Finance
10 7 (13.21%) Banking
10 7 (13.21%) 3PAR
11 6 (11.32%) Migration
11 6 (11.32%) VMware
11 6 (11.32%) NetBackup
11 6 (11.32%) Windows
12 5 (9.43%) ITIL
12 5 (9.43%) EMC VMAX
13 4 (7.55%) EMC VNX
13 4 (7.55%) SRDF
13 4 (7.55%) Replication
13 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
13 4 (7.55%) Problem Management

Storage Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (56.60%) SAN
2 2 (3.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (13.21%) Banking
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (7.55%) EMC VNX
2 4 (7.55%) Replication
3 3 (5.66%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Celerra
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) FMCG
5 1 (1.89%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.89%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Unix
2 11 (20.75%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.89%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (18.87%) Change Control
3 6 (11.32%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) ITIL
5 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
5 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.66%) Security Hardening
6 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.77%) Change Management
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.77%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (1.89%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.89%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.89%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.89%) MCITP
4 1 (1.89%) MCSE
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) SRDF
2 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) Firmware
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (15.09%) Legato
2 6 (11.32%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.77%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (1.89%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) EMC
2 13 (24.53%) HP
3 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.75%) Brocade
4 11 (20.75%) IBM
4 11 (20.75%) NetApp
5 7 (13.21%) 3PAR
5 7 (13.21%) Cisco
6 6 (11.32%) VMware
7 2 (3.77%) CommVault
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle
7 2 (3.77%) Symantec
7 2 (3.77%) Veritas
8 1 (1.89%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.89%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.89%) SAP
8 1 (1.89%) Veeam