Period
to 27 July 2021

The median contractor rate for a Storage Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Storage Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 159 134 236
Rank change year-on-year -25 +102 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 12 3 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.12% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.13% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
10th Percentile £413 £415 £388
25th Percentile £415 £419 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £450
75th Percentile £468 £475 £475
90th Percentile £471 " £483
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 3,192 2,241 6,240
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.61% 93.26% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,337 1,671 4,905
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
25th Percentile £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £523
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -1.91% +4.50%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 42 70
10th Percentile £12.38 £12.53 £11.25
25th Percentile £14.63 £14.62 £12.76
Median hourly rate £23.45 £26.97 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year -13.05% +36.56% +5.61%
75th Percentile £34.00 £39.25 £32.06
90th Percentile £42.85 £52.03 £47.08
Central London median hourly rate £23.45 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.73% +37.50% +6.95%

Storage Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Storage Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Storage Engineer in the City of London

Storage Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Storage Engineer in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Storage Engineer in the City of London

Storage Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Storage Engineer in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Storage Engineer in the City of London

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, Storage Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Storage Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) VMware
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) NetApp
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) SAN
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Azure
5 5 (41.67%) 3PAR
5 5 (41.67%) Nimble Storage
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) PowerCLI
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (33.33%) Veeam
6 4 (33.33%) AWS
7 3 (25.00%) Replication
7 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (25.00%) Firmware
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) CommVault
7 3 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (25.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 3 (25.00%) vCenter Server

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Azure
2 4 (33.33%) AWS
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Storage
3 2 (16.67%) IaaS
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (8.33%) Social Skills
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Break/Fix
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Project Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Operational Stability
6 1 (8.33%) PLM
6 1 (8.33%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Storage Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Firmware
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) PowerCLI
2 3 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 3 (25.00%) vRealize
2 3 (25.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) NetApp
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) 3PAR
4 5 (41.67%) HP
4 5 (41.67%) Nimble Storage
5 4 (33.33%) Veeam
6 3 (25.00%) CommVault
7 2 (16.67%) Dell
7 2 (16.67%) EMC
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco
8 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
8 1 (8.33%) Isilon
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (8.33%) Trend Micro
8 1 (8.33%) Veritas
8 1 (8.33%) Zscaler