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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
StorageTek
Rank 601 556 560
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +4
Contract jobs citing StorageTek 3 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.018% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.037% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Average daily rate
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- £413 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +65.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £413 £250
% change year-on-year
- +65.00%
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%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24993 24117 27009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.72% 47.19% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13879 13072 13683
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1090 1205 1398
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%

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

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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 28 July 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 -13 3 - - 1
East of England - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
London - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South East - - - - 1

StorageTek
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (72.22%) HP
1 13 (72.22%) NetApp
2 12 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 12 (66.67%) SAN
3 11 (61.11%) Sun
4 10 (55.56%) UNIX
4 10 (55.56%) Windows
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Symantec
5 7 (38.89%) NetBackup
5 7 (38.89%) 3PAR
5 7 (38.89%) Brocade
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (27.78%) PKI
6 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (27.78%) Lumension
6 5 (27.78%) Server Monitoring
6 5 (27.78%) QA
6 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
6 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (27.78%) NAS
6 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Service Management
6 5 (27.78%) Cryptography

StorageTek
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (27.78%) MS Exchange
1 5 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 5 (27.78%) ICMP
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) SSH
2 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
2 5 (27.78%) NAS
2 5 (27.78%) SMTP
2 5 (27.78%) FTP
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Storage Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Support
3 4 (22.22%) Support Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Server Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
1 5 (27.78%) CESG
1 5 (27.78%) Cryptography
1 5 (27.78%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
1 10 (55.56%) UNIX
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Solaris
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (27.78%) Server Monitoring
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) NFS
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) HP
1 13 (72.22%) NetApp
2 12 (66.67%) Oracle
3 11 (61.11%) Sun
4 7 (38.89%) Symantec
4 7 (38.89%) Brocade
4 7 (38.89%) 3PAR
5 5 (27.78%) Lumension
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) EMC