The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Storage Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Specialist
UK
Rank 574 613 584
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 18 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.024% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.025% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Median daily rate £450 £410 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £378 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42359 47277 48034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.78% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27574 30020 30295
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1732 1916
Median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Storage Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Storage Specialist in the job title.

Storage Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

Storage Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Storage Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Storage Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Specialist
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 Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 +24 18 £450 +7.14% 4
North West - 8 £325 - 1
Merseyside - 6 £325 -
Southport - 5 £325 -
London -5 4 £525 +25.00% 1
City of London - 3 £525 - 1
South East +16 2 £450 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire +12 2 £463 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 - -
Preston - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £463 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £463 - 1
Liverpool - 1 £340 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £450 - 1

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 23 (52.27%) SAN
2 21 (47.73%) Cisco
3 20 (45.45%) EMC
4 18 (40.91%) VMware
5 16 (36.36%) Migration
5 16 (36.36%) HP
6 15 (34.09%) Linux
7 13 (29.55%) Windows
8 12 (27.27%) 3PAR
8 12 (27.27%) Data Migration
9 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 11 (25.00%) EMC VNX
10 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (22.73%) Brocade
11 9 (20.45%) IBM
12 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
12 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (15.91%) EMC VMAX
13 7 (15.91%) NetApp
13 7 (15.91%) LAN
13 7 (15.91%) WAN
14 6 (13.64%) Firewall
14 6 (13.64%) Intel Security
14 6 (13.64%) Forcepoint
14 6 (13.64%) SMTP
14 6 (13.64%) SNMP
14 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
14 6 (13.64%) DNS
14 6 (13.64%) Python

Storage Specialist 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 (2.27%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) SAN
2 7 (15.91%) LAN
2 7 (15.91%) WAN
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (13.64%) DNS
3 6 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (13.64%) Firewall
3 6 (13.64%) LDAP
3 6 (13.64%) SMTP
3 6 (13.64%) SNMP
3 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.09%) NAS
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (6.82%) VSAN
6 1 (2.27%) DMZ
6 1 (2.27%) FCoE
6 1 (2.27%) Internet
6 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Big Data
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Law
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) CSS
1 6 (13.64%) HTML
1 6 (13.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 11 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 7 (15.91%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (6.82%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.82%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Linux
2 13 (29.55%) Windows
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) Ubuntu
5 4 (9.09%) Solaris
5 4 (9.09%) Unix
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.82%) AIX
6 3 (6.82%) SUSE
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.55%) CentOS
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Migration
2 12 (27.27%) Data Migration
3 6 (13.64%) DevOps
3 6 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.27%) High Availability
8 1 (2.27%) Information Security
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.27%) Security Patching
8 1 (2.27%) SIEM
8 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
1 6 (13.64%) Python
2 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) CCNA
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) MCSE
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.27%) CISM
5 1 (2.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.82%) vSphere
3 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (9.09%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Cisco
2 20 (45.45%) EMC
3 18 (40.91%) VMware
4 16 (36.36%) HP
5 12 (27.27%) 3PAR
6 10 (22.73%) Brocade
7 9 (20.45%) IBM
8 7 (15.91%) NetApp
9 6 (13.64%) Forcepoint
9 6 (13.64%) Intel Security
9 6 (13.64%) SolarWinds
9 6 (13.64%) Splunk
10 4 (9.09%) CommVault
11 3 (6.82%) Hitachi
11 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
11 3 (6.82%) QNAP
11 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.27%) Isilon
12 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
12 1 (2.27%) Varonis
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