The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage Specialist
Rank 546 547 547
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 26 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.037% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.040% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 13
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£395 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £341 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.42% -15.15%
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
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

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 22 July 2014.

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 30 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 22 July 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
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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 +4 23 £388 +3.33% 3
London +25 12 £400 -
South East -5 5 £335 -10.66%
City of London +26 4 £410 +2.50%
East of England -21 3 £265 -
Surrey - 3 £328 -
Yorkshire -1 2 - -
Hampshire -9 2 £425 +21.42%
Epsom - 2 £328 -
North West - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 15 (40.54%) SAN
2 12 (32.43%) EMC
3 11 (29.73%) HP
4 10 (27.03%) NetApp
5 9 (24.32%) NetBackup
6 8 (21.62%) UNIX
6 8 (21.62%) Brocade
7 7 (18.92%) Cisco
7 7 (18.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (16.22%) ITIL
8 6 (16.22%) IBM
8 6 (16.22%) Hitachi
8 6 (16.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (16.22%) Finance
8 6 (16.22%) Migration
8 6 (16.22%) VMware
8 6 (16.22%) NAS
9 5 (13.51%) Windows
9 5 (13.51%) Solaris
9 5 (13.51%) Linux
9 5 (13.51%) CommVault
9 5 (13.51%) Change Management
9 5 (13.51%) Replication
9 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
9 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.81%) Citrix
10 4 (10.81%) Symantec
10 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (10.81%) Legal
10 4 (10.81%) Incident Management

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) SAN
2 6 (16.22%) NAS
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.70%) FCoE
5 1 (2.70%) HTTP
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) DB2
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Replication
2 3 (8.11%) EMC Centera
3 2 (5.41%) LPAR
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.41%) CLARiiON
3 2 (5.41%) HACMP
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Celerra
4 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) UNIX
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Solaris
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) AIX
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 5 (13.51%) Change Management
4 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.41%) Operations Management
6 2 (5.41%) Validation
6 2 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) NCDA
2 2 (5.41%) NCIE
3 1 (2.70%) CNA
3 1 (2.70%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) NFS
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) NetBackup
2 6 (16.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
4 2 (5.41%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (5.41%) Ionix
4 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) EMC
2 11 (29.73%) HP
3 10 (27.03%) NetApp
4 8 (21.62%) Brocade
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco
6 6 (16.22%) IBM
6 6 (16.22%) Hitachi
6 6 (16.22%) VMware
7 5 (13.51%) CommVault
8 4 (10.81%) Citrix
8 4 (10.81%) Symantec
9 3 (8.11%) 3PAR
10 2 (5.41%) Oracle
11 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.70%) Veeam
11 1 (2.70%) Veritas
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