The table below looks at the statistics for StorNext skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited StorNext over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quantum StorNext
Rank 650 661 638
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing StorNext 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.046% 0.034% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £395 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +0.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6465 5841 5878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.11% 10.07% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4102 3323 3270
Median daily rate £405 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £194 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 625 716
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £41.15 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

StorNext
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing StorNext as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

StorNext Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

StorNext
Daily Rate Trend

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

StorNext Daily Rate Trend in the UK

StorNext
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing StorNext within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

StorNext Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

StorNext
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing StorNext within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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 +13 3 £350 -11.39%
Surrey - 2 £275 -
South East - 2 £275 -
London -5 1 £425 +7.59%

StorNext
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing StorNext 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 StorNext.

1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Asset Management
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (53.85%) Perl
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) SAN
5 6 (46.15%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (38.46%) sed
6 5 (38.46%) Xsan
6 5 (38.46%) CentOS
6 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
6 5 (38.46%) AWK
6 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
6 5 (38.46%) FTP
6 5 (38.46%) Adobe
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) IIS
6 5 (38.46%) Apple
6 5 (38.46%) Autodesk
6 5 (38.46%) Sony
6 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
6 5 (38.46%) SUSE
6 5 (38.46%) Samba
6 5 (38.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
7 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
7 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Vista

StorNext
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 5 (38.46%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (23.08%) AutoCAD
3 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) FTP
3 3 (23.08%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) ObjectStore
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Data Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Data Migration Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Database Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Production Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Digital Media
3 2 (15.38%) BBC
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) CentOS
3 5 (38.46%) SUSE
4 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Vista
4 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Asset Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Broadcast Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Perl
2 5 (38.46%) AWK
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
2 5 (38.46%) sed
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Samba
1 5 (38.46%) Xsan
2 3 (23.08%) KVM
3 2 (15.38%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nagios
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Adobe
2 5 (38.46%) Apple
2 5 (38.46%) Autodesk
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) Sony
3 1 (7.69%) EMC