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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage System Administrator
Rank 611 606 581
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Systems Administrator 17 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.006% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Average daily rate £310 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -

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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 12 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 15 £303 -16.55% 1
Surrey - 9 £310 -
South East - 9 £310 - 1
London +12 4 £288 -20.68%
Edinburgh - 2 £363 -
Scotland - 2 £363 -
Epsom - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Egham - 1 £295 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Storage Systems Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 24 (85.71%) SAN
3 17 (60.71%) Unix
3 17 (60.71%) Windows
4 16 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 16 (57.14%) EMC
5 15 (53.57%) Solaris
6 14 (50.00%) Finance
7 13 (46.43%) NAS
8 12 (42.86%) Banking
9 11 (39.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (39.29%) Oracle
9 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
9 11 (39.29%) Brocade
10 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (28.57%) Sun
11 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
11 7 (25.00%) Firewall
11 7 (25.00%) Migration
11 7 (25.00%) Change Management
11 7 (25.00%) SSH
11 7 (25.00%) VMware
11 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (25.00%) Investment Banking
11 7 (25.00%) RHEV
11 7 (25.00%) High Availability
12 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (21.43%) EMC VNX

Storage Systems Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) SAN
2 13 (46.43%) NAS
3 7 (25.00%) Firewall
3 7 (25.00%) SSH
3 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (17.86%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (14.29%) DNS
5 4 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 4 (14.29%) LDAP
6 2 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Banking
3 7 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (21.43%) Back Office
5 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (21.43%) EMC VNX
3 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) CMDB
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) Unix
2 17 (60.71%) Windows
3 15 (53.57%) Solaris
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
5 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.71%) AIX
7 3 (10.71%) HPUX
8 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
8 2 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (25.00%) Change Management
2 7 (25.00%) High Availability
2 7 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Patch Management
3 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Fault Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITSM
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) Line Management
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.57%) NCDA
2 1 (3.57%) NCIE
2 1 (3.57%) NCSA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (25.00%) RHEV
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) NFS
2 3 (10.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) SRDF
3 2 (7.14%) vCloud
3 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (7.14%) Casper Suite
3 2 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (7.14%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.57%) Control-M
4 1 (3.57%) Xymon
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) EMC
1 16 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 11 (39.29%) Brocade
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle
3 8 (28.57%) Sun
4 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) Symantec
7 3 (10.71%) HP
7 3 (10.71%) NetApp
7 3 (10.71%) Veritas
8 2 (7.14%) Dell
8 2 (7.14%) Dell KACE
8 2 (7.14%) Isilon
8 2 (7.14%) Veeam
9 1 (3.57%) BMC
9 1 (3.57%) Hitachi
9 1 (3.57%) Remedy