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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Specialist
Rank 615 650 600
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 19 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.024% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.025% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 17
Median daily rate £400 £393 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £255 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £414 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £368 £364
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.17 -
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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 2016.

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 24 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 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +22 19 £400 +1.91% 1
South East - 8 £380 -
London +6 4 £600 +50.00%
Milton Keynes - 4 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £450 -
City of London +31 3 £600 +50.00%
Hampshire - 3 £310 -
South West - 3 £330 -
Farnborough - 3 £310 -
North West +16 2 £400 +23.07%
Bristol - 2 £305 -
Leicestershire +10 1 £265 -24.28%
West Yorkshire +4 1 £450 -
Yorkshire +3 1 £450 -
Leeds -1 1 £450 -
East Midlands -2 1 £265 -24.28% 1
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
Liverpool - 1 £400 -
Hinckley - 1 £265 -
Swindon - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 34 (60.71%) SAN
2 27 (48.21%) VMware
2 27 (48.21%) Migration
3 22 (39.29%) Linux
4 20 (35.71%) Windows
5 19 (33.93%) Security Cleared
6 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
6 17 (30.36%) EMC
6 17 (30.36%) NetApp
7 16 (28.57%) EMC VNX
8 14 (25.00%) Cisco
9 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (23.21%) Data Migration
10 12 (21.43%) HP
10 12 (21.43%) ITIL
11 11 (19.64%) Windows Server
11 11 (19.64%) DNS
12 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.07%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
14 8 (14.29%) DHCP
14 8 (14.29%) NFS
14 8 (14.29%) Change Management
14 8 (14.29%) VMware Server
14 8 (14.29%) iSCSI
15 7 (12.50%) CentOS
15 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
15 7 (12.50%) IBM
15 7 (12.50%) MS Office

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 (1.79%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (60.71%) SAN
2 11 (19.64%) DNS
3 8 (14.29%) DHCP
3 8 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 6 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (10.71%) NAS
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.57%) LAN
6 2 (3.57%) LDAP
6 2 (3.57%) WAN
7 1 (1.79%) FCoE
7 1 (1.79%) Firewall
7 1 (1.79%) VLAN
7 1 (1.79%) VoIP
7 1 (1.79%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) MySQL
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Big Data
2 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Billing
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) EMC VNX
2 5 (8.93%) EMC VMAX
2 5 (8.93%) NHS
3 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (7.14%) Replication
4 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.57%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.79%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.79%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.79%) Statistics
6 1 (1.79%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 20 (35.71%) Windows
3 11 (19.64%) Windows Server
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (12.50%) CentOS
6 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (10.71%) Solaris
7 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (7.14%) Unix
9 3 (5.36%) AIX
9 3 (5.36%) HPUX
9 3 (5.36%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.79%) SUSE
10 1 (1.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Migration
2 13 (23.21%) Data Migration
3 12 (21.43%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) Change Management
5 7 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (7.14%) Change Control
6 4 (7.14%) Operations Management
6 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.36%) Project Management
8 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.57%) High Availability
8 2 (3.57%) Information Security
8 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.57%) Security Patching
8 2 (3.57%) Server Patching
8 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.79%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.57%) Perl
2 2 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) Security Cleared
2 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) CISM
4 2 (3.57%) CISSP
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.57%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.07%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (14.29%) NFS
3 8 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (8.93%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 5 (8.93%) vSphere
6 3 (5.36%) SRDF
6 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.57%) KVM
7 2 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.79%) Firmware
8 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (10.71%) EMC VPLEX
1 6 (10.71%) SCOM
2 4 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.57%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Grafana
4 1 (1.79%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (1.79%) OVSD
4 1 (1.79%) SCSM
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) VMware
2 17 (30.36%) EMC
2 17 (30.36%) NetApp
3 14 (25.00%) Cisco
4 12 (21.43%) HP
5 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.50%) IBM
7 6 (10.71%) Brocade
7 6 (10.71%) Dell
7 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.14%) Hitachi
8 4 (7.14%) Isilon
9 3 (5.36%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle
9 3 (5.36%) QNAP
10 2 (3.57%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (3.57%) F5
10 2 (3.57%) Varonis
10 2 (3.57%) Veritas
11 1 (1.79%) arcserve