The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
StorageTek
Rank 572 532 548
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +16
Contract jobs citing StorageTek 15 12 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.025% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.058% 0.053% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Average daily rate £360 £388 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £333 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £388 £368
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 15 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -83 15 £360 -7.09% 2
South East -14 7 £360 -7.09%
Buckinghamshire -18 6 £360 -15.29%
West Midlands - 4 - - 2
Milton Keynes -19 3 £360 -15.29%
London -24 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Midlands - - - -

StorageTek
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (76.19%) HP
2 15 (71.43%) SAN
2 15 (71.43%) Sun
3 14 (66.67%) UNIX
3 14 (66.67%) Linux
4 13 (61.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (57.14%) NetApp
6 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
7 9 (42.86%) NAS
7 9 (42.86%) Oracle
8 8 (38.10%) Windows
8 8 (38.10%) Brocade
9 7 (33.33%) VMware
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (33.33%) Citrix
9 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
9 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (28.57%) Symantec
10 6 (28.57%) NetBackup
10 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
11 5 (23.81%) PKI
11 5 (23.81%) iSCSI
11 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (23.81%) QA
11 5 (23.81%) Cryptography
11 5 (23.81%) SSH
11 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (23.81%) Firewall
11 5 (23.81%) Migration
11 5 (23.81%) Replication

StorageTek
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) SAN
2 9 (42.86%) NAS
3 5 (23.81%) iSCSI
3 5 (23.81%) SSH
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
3 5 (23.81%) ICMP
3 5 (23.81%) Internet
3 5 (23.81%) SMTP
3 5 (23.81%) FTP
3 5 (23.81%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Support Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Support
3 3 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Server Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Storage Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Server Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Server Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) PKI
1 5 (23.81%) Cryptography
1 5 (23.81%) Replication
1 5 (23.81%) CESG
1 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) UNIX
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (23.81%) Solaris
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (19.05%) Capacity Management
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Perl
2 3 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) NFS
3 2 (9.52%) XenServer
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 4 (19.05%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) HP
2 15 (71.43%) Sun
3 12 (57.14%) NetApp
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) Brocade
6 7 (33.33%) VMware
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) Citrix
7 6 (28.57%) Symantec
8 5 (23.81%) EMC
8 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
8 5 (23.81%) Lumension
9 4 (19.05%) 3PAR
10 2 (9.52%) Cisco
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