The table below looks at the statistics for the Storage Systems Administrator 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 Systems Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Storage System Administrator
Rank 600 568 -
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Systems Administrator 12 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.034% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.037% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £388 -
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Storage Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Storage Systems Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

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

Storage Systems Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Systems Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Storage Systems Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Systems Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Storage Systems Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Systems Administrator
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -15 12 £338 -12.90%
South East -7 2 £338 -12.90%
Hampshire - 2 £338 -
Portsmouth - - - -

Storage Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Systems Administrator 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 Systems Administrator in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) NetBackup
2 13 (92.86%) Symantec
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 13 (92.86%) HP
3 12 (85.71%) DHCP
3 12 (85.71%) DNS
3 12 (85.71%) SLA
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 12 (85.71%) HP SIM
3 12 (85.71%) Capacity Management
3 12 (85.71%) 3PAR
3 12 (85.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 12 (85.71%) DV Cleared
3 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (85.71%) vSphere
4 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
5 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (7.14%) OpenStack

Storage Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Storage Systems Administrator 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 Systems Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) DHCP
1 12 (85.71%) DNS
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) Debian
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 12 (85.71%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Bourne shell
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) DV Cleared
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 12 (85.71%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) XenServer
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) NetBackup
2 12 (85.71%) HP SIM
2 12 (85.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) YUM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
1 13 (92.86%) Symantec
1 13 (92.86%) HP
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) 3PAR
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Brocade
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle