The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Storage Systems Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage System Administrator
Rank 654 659 630
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Systems Administrator 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.007% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.007% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £355 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £425 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £425 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Storage Systems Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Storage Systems Administrator in the job title.

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
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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Systems Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +20 7 £355 -16.47%
South East +17 3 £308 -
London -2 3 £355 -16.47%
Surrey -5 3 £308 -
North West - 1 £335 -
Cheshire - 1 £335 -

Storage Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Storage Systems Administrator 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 Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 23 (85.19%) SAN
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 22 (81.48%) Unix
3 20 (74.07%) Migration
4 19 (70.37%) EMC
4 19 (70.37%) NAS
5 18 (66.67%) Solaris
6 17 (62.96%) NetApp
6 17 (62.96%) Windows
7 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
7 15 (55.56%) Brocade
7 15 (55.56%) Finance
8 13 (48.15%) Red Hat
9 12 (44.44%) Change Management
9 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
9 12 (44.44%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (44.44%) EMC VNX
10 11 (40.74%) Banking
11 10 (37.04%) NetBackup
11 10 (37.04%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (33.33%) Symantec
13 6 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (22.22%) VMware
13 6 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (18.52%) Firewall
14 5 (18.52%) Oracle
15 4 (14.81%) Veritas
15 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
15 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure

Storage Systems Administrator 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 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.41%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) SAN
2 19 (70.37%) NAS
3 12 (44.44%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (18.52%) Firewall
5 3 (11.11%) SSH
5 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.41%) DNS
6 2 (7.41%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) EMC VNX
1 12 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.41%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.70%) CMDB
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 22 (81.48%) Unix
3 18 (66.67%) Solaris
4 17 (62.96%) Windows
5 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Migration
2 12 (44.44%) Change Management
3 10 (37.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 3 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Korn
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
2 2 (7.41%) PHP
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) NCDA
1 4 (14.81%) NCIE
1 4 (14.81%) NCSA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (14.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) RHEV
4 2 (7.41%) Firmware
4 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) NFS
4 2 (7.41%) Veritas File System
4 2 (7.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) NetBackup
2 6 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.41%) Nagios
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) WSUS
4 1 (3.70%) Control-M
4 1 (3.70%) Xymon
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) EMC
2 17 (62.96%) NetApp
3 15 (55.56%) Brocade
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 13 (48.15%) Red Hat
5 9 (33.33%) Symantec
6 6 (22.22%) VMware
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle
8 4 (14.81%) Veritas
9 3 (11.11%) Sun
10 2 (7.41%) Emulex
10 2 (7.41%) F5
11 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
11 1 (3.70%) BMC
11 1 (3.70%) Cisco
11 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
11 1 (3.70%) Remedy