The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Storage in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Storage over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Enterprise Storage
Rank 100 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% - 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
567 503 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.21% 24.14% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 289 202
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 36 61
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Enterprise Storage
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Storage across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Enterprise Storage Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Enterprise Storage
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage across the West Midlands region.

Enterprise Storage Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Enterprise Storage
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Storage across the West Midlands region.

Enterprise Storage Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Enterprise Storage
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Birmingham - 3 £325 - 2
Staffordshire - - - -
Enterprise Storage
England

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Enterprise Storage 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 Enterprise Storage.

1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) Workflow
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Tivoli
3 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
4 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) E-Discovery
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Sophos
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Legal
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) JNI
7 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Brocade
7 1 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) QA
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) NAS
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) VMware

Enterprise Storage
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Enterprise Storage 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 Enterprise Storage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Client/Server
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Tru64
2 1 (7.69%) zOS
2 1 (7.69%) MVS
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) HPUX
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) Workflow
2 5 (38.46%) E-Discovery
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Sophos
3 1 (7.69%) Brocade
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Hitachi
3 1 (7.69%) Novell
3 1 (7.69%) Veritas