The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of StorageTek products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited StorageTek over the 3 months to 2 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Storage Technology Corporation.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
StorageTek
Rank 606 579 568
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -11
Contract jobs citing StorageTek 5 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.007% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.019% 0.016% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.66 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.66 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -31.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26091 25084 26860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.21% 46.92% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14644 13917 13650
Average daily rate £386 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1121 1122 1341
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

StorageTek
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing StorageTek within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

StorageTek Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

StorageTek
Daily Rate Trend

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

StorageTek Daily Rate Trend in the UK

StorageTek
Hourly Rate Trend

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

StorageTek Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

StorageTek
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing StorageTek within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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 -14 5 £450 +5.88% 2
South East -3 2 - - 2
East of England - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
London - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -

StorageTek
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing StorageTek also 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 that cited StorageTek.

1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
1 9 (81.82%) HP
1 9 (81.82%) SAN
1 9 (81.82%) Brocade
2 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (63.64%) 3PAR
2 7 (63.64%) NetApp
2 7 (63.64%) Symantec
2 7 (63.64%) NetBackup
3 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
3 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Sun
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Apple
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
5 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper

StorageTek
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing StorageTek also 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 that cited StorageTek. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Storage Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
2 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) NetBackup
2 2 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Afaria
2 2 (18.18%) OpenView
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
1 9 (81.82%) HP
1 9 (81.82%) Brocade
2 7 (63.64%) 3PAR
2 7 (63.64%) Symantec
2 7 (63.64%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Sun
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) MobileIron
3 2 (18.18%) Axway