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 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.

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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
StorageTek
Rank 606 583 591
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs citing StorageTek 6 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.006% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.023% 0.012% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £250
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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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

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Top 7 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 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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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 -6 6 £400 -5.88% 3
South East +5 2 - - 1
West Midlands -17 1 - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
London - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1

StorageTek
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 10 (83.33%) HP
1 10 (83.33%) SAN
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) Brocade
3 7 (58.33%) 3PAR
3 7 (58.33%) Symantec
3 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (58.33%) NetBackup
3 7 (58.33%) NetApp
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (41.67%) Service Management
5 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (33.33%) AIX
7 3 (25.00%) Solaris
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Sun
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
8 2 (16.67%) Replication
8 2 (16.67%) Firewall
8 2 (16.67%) Juniper
8 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
8 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
8 2 (16.67%) Axway
8 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (16.67%) NAS
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory

StorageTek
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Storage Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) OSS Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) HPUX
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (41.67%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (16.67%) OpenView
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Afaria
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) HP
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) Brocade
3 7 (58.33%) 3PAR
3 7 (58.33%) Symantec
3 7 (58.33%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) Sun
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (16.67%) Axway
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) MobileIron
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
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