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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited StorageTek over the 3 months to 5 May 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.

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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
StorageTek
Rank 631 632 606
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing StorageTek 22 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.014% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.089% 0.032% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Median daily rate £371 £368 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.02% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £401 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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
24648 25247 24438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.38% 45.25% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15158 14364 13802
Median daily rate £403 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 792 1121 1057
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

StorageTek
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing StorageTek as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing StorageTek within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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 -10 22 £371 +3.12%
South East - 17 £371 -
Surrey - 12 £388 -
Redhill - 9 £365 -
London 0 5 £362 +0.52%
West Sussex - 5 £366 -
Gatwick - 3 £366 -
Crawley - 2 £371 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £374 -

StorageTek
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing StorageTek also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for StorageTek.

1 34 (91.89%) Oracle
2 33 (89.19%) Brocade
2 33 (89.19%) Fibre Channel
3 32 (86.49%) SAN
4 30 (81.08%) Sun
5 29 (78.38%) EMC
6 26 (70.27%) Veritas
6 26 (70.27%) NetBackup
6 26 (70.27%) Unix
6 26 (70.27%) Solaris
6 26 (70.27%) Linux
6 26 (70.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 26 (70.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 24 (64.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (62.16%) Oracle ZFS
9 22 (59.46%) EMC VMAX
9 22 (59.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (59.46%) High Availability
9 22 (59.46%) Red Hat Satellite
9 22 (59.46%) GlusterFS
9 22 (59.46%) Red Hat
9 22 (59.46%) VLDB
9 22 (59.46%) MySQL
10 17 (45.95%) Computer Science
11 16 (43.24%) OLTP
12 11 (29.73%) NAS
13 8 (21.62%) CRM
13 8 (21.62%) Windows
14 7 (18.92%) HP
14 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Storage

StorageTek
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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 33 (89.19%) Fibre Channel
2 32 (86.49%) SAN
3 11 (29.73%) NAS
4 4 (10.81%) Firewall
4 4 (10.81%) Internet
4 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
4 4 (10.81%) LDAP
4 4 (10.81%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) MySQL
1 22 (59.46%) VLDB
2 16 (43.24%) OLTP
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Administrator
2 25 (67.57%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Storage Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) EMC Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) SAN Support
5 3 (8.11%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Storage Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) SAN Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) JMS
1 4 (10.81%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (59.46%) EMC VMAX
2 17 (45.95%) Computer Science
3 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.81%) Clustering
5 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
5 3 (8.11%) Replication
6 2 (5.41%) BBC
6 2 (5.41%) Contactless
6 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.70%) CESG
7 1 (2.70%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Linux
1 26 (70.27%) Solaris
1 26 (70.27%) Unix
2 22 (59.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (21.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (59.46%) High Availability
3 8 (21.62%) CRM
4 7 (18.92%) Capacity Management
5 4 (10.81%) DoDAF
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Logistics
5 4 (10.81%) MODAF
5 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Service Design
5 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.81%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (8.11%) RUP
6 3 (8.11%) UML
7 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) CCSP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) MCTS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 22 (59.46%) GlusterFS
3 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.81%) NFS
3 4 (10.81%) StorNext
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (70.27%) NetBackup
1 26 (70.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 23 (62.16%) Oracle ZFS
3 22 (59.46%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (10.81%) OpenView
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (10.81%) Tivoli
4 4 (10.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (8.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Oracle
2 33 (89.19%) Brocade
3 30 (81.08%) Sun
4 29 (78.38%) EMC
5 26 (70.27%) Veritas
6 22 (59.46%) Red Hat
7 7 (18.92%) HP
8 4 (10.81%) Hitachi
8 4 (10.81%) IBM
8 4 (10.81%) Isilon
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) VMware
9 1 (2.70%) BT
9 1 (2.70%) Ericsson