The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Specialist
Rank 580 565 566
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 31 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.051% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.055% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 4
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£385 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £274 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -

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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Storage Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 28 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Storage Specialist Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Specialist
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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 -19 31 £385 -0.64% 2
London +4 15 £400 -
East of England +4 9 £393 +48.11%
City of London -5 8 £413 +0.60%
Hertfordshire - 8 £393 -
North West -16 5 £325 - 1
Potters Bar - 5 £400 -
Manchester -12 4 - -
New Malden - 3 - -
Surrey +1 2 £355 +8.39%
South East -20 2 £355 +5.97%
Bedford - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £325 - 1

Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 28 (62.22%) SAN
2 23 (51.11%) HP
3 21 (46.67%) Windows
4 20 (44.44%) NetApp
5 18 (40.00%) EMC
6 14 (31.11%) Linux
7 13 (28.89%) Brocade
8 11 (24.44%) Migration
8 11 (24.44%) CLARiiON
8 11 (24.44%) EMC VMAX
9 10 (22.22%) VMware
10 9 (20.00%) Replication
10 9 (20.00%) EMC VNX
10 9 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
10 9 (20.00%) 3PAR
10 9 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (17.78%) Data ONTAP
12 7 (15.56%) IBM
12 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
12 7 (15.56%) Celerra
12 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (13.33%) Cisco
13 6 (13.33%) CommVault
14 5 (11.11%) SLA
14 5 (11.11%) Dell
14 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
14 5 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (11.11%) Finance

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (62.22%) SAN
2 9 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (8.89%) NAS
4 1 (2.22%) Internet
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) SNMP
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) CLARiiON
1 11 (24.44%) EMC VMAX
2 9 (20.00%) Replication
2 9 (20.00%) EMC VNX
3 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
3 7 (15.56%) Celerra
4 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (11.11%) HP StoreVirtual
5 5 (11.11%) Symmetrix DMX
5 5 (11.11%) EqualLogic
5 5 (11.11%) Symmetrix
5 5 (11.11%) EMC Centera
5 5 (11.11%) CMDB
6 1 (2.22%) iPad
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Linux
3 8 (17.78%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 2000
4 3 (6.67%) Windows NT
4 3 (6.67%) HPUX
4 3 (6.67%) Solaris
4 3 (6.67%) UNIX
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Migration
2 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 5 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) Project Management
4 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Change Management
5 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) REXX
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) NCDA
3 2 (4.44%) NCIE
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (6.67%) OpenView
4 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.44%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (2.22%) SnapMirror
5 1 (2.22%) SnapVault
5 1 (2.22%) SCCM
5 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) HP
2 20 (44.44%) NetApp
3 18 (40.00%) EMC
4 13 (28.89%) Brocade
5 10 (22.22%) VMware
6 9 (20.00%) 3PAR
7 7 (15.56%) IBM
7 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.33%) Cisco
8 6 (13.33%) CommVault
9 5 (11.11%) Dell
9 5 (11.11%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (6.67%) Veritas
10 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.22%) McAfee
11 1 (2.22%) Citrix
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