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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Storage Specialist
Rank 583 585 512
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -73
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 17 10 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.018% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.020% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £333 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £395
% change year-on-year
-6.42% -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -

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
51527 50292 44718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.33% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31396 30820 25579
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2008 2205
Average hourly rate £17.30 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 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
Top 14 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 1 May 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 +1 17 £325 -7.14% 5
London +4 7 £318 -2.30% 1
Leicestershire - 6 £325 -
Leicester - 6 £325 -
East Midlands - 6 £325 -
City of London - 4 £310 - 1
South East -7 3 £375 +7.14% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £325 -
East of England +5 1 - -
Hampshire +2 1 £500 +42.85%
Hertfordshire +2 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £275 -
Potters Bar - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £500 -

Storage Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 18 (58.06%) EMC
2 17 (54.84%) HP
3 16 (51.61%) SAN
4 15 (48.39%) NetApp
5 12 (38.71%) Windows
5 12 (38.71%) Migration
6 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 8 (25.81%) UNIX
6 8 (25.81%) NAS
7 7 (22.58%) EMC Centera
8 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (19.35%) Finance
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 6 (19.35%) Brocade
9 5 (16.13%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (16.13%) Data Migration
9 5 (16.13%) 3PAR
9 5 (16.13%) IBM
9 5 (16.13%) Symmetrix
9 5 (16.13%) Degree
10 4 (12.90%) Banking
10 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (12.90%) Replication
10 4 (12.90%) VMware
10 4 (12.90%) CLARiiON
10 4 (12.90%) Remedy
10 4 (12.90%) Cisco
10 4 (12.90%) Veritas
10 4 (12.90%) Red Hat

Storage Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) SAN
2 8 (25.81%) NAS
3 4 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) EMC Centera
2 5 (16.13%) Symmetrix
3 4 (12.90%) Replication
3 4 (12.90%) CLARiiON
4 3 (9.68%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) CMDB
6 1 (3.23%) Celerra
6 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) UNIX
3 4 (12.90%) HPUX
3 4 (12.90%) Solaris
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
4 3 (9.68%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Migration
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Data Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Product Management
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) REXX
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) NCDA
2 2 (6.45%) NCIE
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) HP ASE
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (9.68%) OpenView
2 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) EMC
2 17 (54.84%) HP
3 15 (48.39%) NetApp
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) Brocade
5 5 (16.13%) 3PAR
5 5 (16.13%) IBM
6 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 4 (12.90%) Remedy
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco
6 4 (12.90%) Veritas
6 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.68%) CommVault
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle
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