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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Consultant
Rank 532 525 459
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -66
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Consultant 39 34 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.070% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.075% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 29
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£453 £388 £432
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.77% -10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £275 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £455 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -8.57%
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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 2015.

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 24 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 29 January 2015. 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
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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 -12 34 £451 +20.33% 2
London +24 20 £450 +38.46%
Scotland -8 3 £550 +34.96%
South East -17 3 £370 +12.12% 2
East of England - 3 £550 -
North West -2 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £550 -
City of London +14 1 £450 +9.09%
Reading +9 1 - -
Berkshire +2 1 - -
Yorkshire -8 1 £490 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Storage Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 41 (51.90%) EMC
2 36 (45.57%) SAN
3 29 (36.71%) Migration
4 24 (30.38%) Windows
5 21 (26.58%) VMware
6 16 (20.25%) NetApp
7 15 (18.99%) Brocade
8 14 (17.72%) IBM
9 12 (15.19%) Cisco
10 11 (13.92%) Linux
11 10 (12.66%) Oracle
11 10 (12.66%) CLARiiON
11 10 (12.66%) Finance
11 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (11.39%) NAS
12 9 (11.39%) SRDF
12 9 (11.39%) HP
13 8 (10.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (10.13%) Solaris
13 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
14 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
14 7 (8.86%) UNIX
15 6 (7.59%) Tivoli
15 6 (7.59%) vSphere
15 6 (7.59%) Symmetrix DMX
16 5 (6.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 5 (6.33%) EMC NetWorker
16 5 (6.33%) Replication
16 5 (6.33%) Law
16 5 (6.33%) HPUX

Storage Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (1.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (45.57%) SAN
2 9 (11.39%) NAS
3 3 (3.80%) Internet
4 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.27%) SSH
4 1 (1.27%) Intranet
4 1 (1.27%) Connectrix
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) WAN
4 1 (1.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) MS Access
2 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Law
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) CLARiiON
2 6 (7.59%) Symmetrix DMX
3 5 (6.33%) Replication
4 3 (3.80%) EMC Centera
4 3 (3.80%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.80%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.53%) IBM XIV
5 2 (2.53%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.27%) iSeries
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Celerra
6 1 (1.27%) AS400
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Linux
3 8 (10.13%) Solaris
4 7 (8.86%) UNIX
5 5 (6.33%) HPUX
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.80%) AIX
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Migration
2 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (3.80%) Data Protection
3 3 (3.80%) ITIL
3 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (3.80%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (2.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (2.53%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (2.53%) Capacity Management
4 2 (2.53%) Change Control
4 2 (2.53%) Change Management
4 2 (2.53%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.27%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.27%) Resource Management
5 1 (1.27%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.27%) Operations Management
5 1 (1.27%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.27%) Project Management
5 1 (1.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.06%) SQL
2 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) NCIE
4 4 (5.06%) NCDA
5 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.39%) SRDF
3 6 (7.59%) vSphere
4 5 (6.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.27%) XenServer
7 1 (1.27%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.27%) NFS
7 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.27%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (7.59%) Tivoli
3 5 (6.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.27%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (1.27%) Legato
5 1 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.27%) Ionix
Vendors
1 41 (51.90%) EMC
2 21 (26.58%) VMware
3 16 (20.25%) NetApp
4 15 (18.99%) Brocade
5 14 (17.72%) IBM
6 12 (15.19%) Cisco
7 10 (12.66%) Oracle
8 9 (11.39%) HP
9 4 (5.06%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.06%) Hitachi
9 4 (5.06%) Symantec
10 3 (3.80%) Websense
10 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.80%) Isilon
10 3 (3.80%) MobileIron
11 2 (2.53%) SAP
11 2 (2.53%) Veritas
12 1 (1.27%) Veeam
12 1 (1.27%) Sun