The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Storage in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Enterprise Storage over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Enterprise Storage
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 532 564 573
Rank change year-on-year +32 +9  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 45 62 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.40% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 24
Median daily rate £400 £425 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £355 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £524 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £63.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £63.00 -

Enterprise Storage is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13357 15576 14906
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.01% 31.36% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8671 10304 9100
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 531 624
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.15 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Enterprise Storage
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Enterprise Storage as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Storage in England

Enterprise Storage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Storage in England

Enterprise Storage
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Storage in England

Enterprise Storage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Storage in England

Enterprise Storage
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
South East +24 24 £475 -
London +13 11 £425 -3.40% 3
East of England - 5 £200 -
Yorkshire +16 2 - -
North West +29 1 £375 -6.25%
West Midlands +12 1 £400 +6.66%
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 1
Enterprise Storage
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Storage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Enterprise Storage.

1 50 (60.98%) Linux
1 50 (60.98%) SAN
2 45 (54.88%) Unix
3 43 (52.44%) Solaris
3 43 (52.44%) Oracle
4 41 (50.00%) High Availability
5 40 (48.78%) NAS
6 37 (45.12%) Red Hat
6 37 (45.12%) VMware
7 35 (42.68%) Veritas
8 33 (40.24%) Sun
9 32 (39.02%) Veritas File System
10 31 (37.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 31 (37.80%) NetApp
11 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
11 30 (36.59%) Brocade
12 29 (35.37%) NetBackup
13 27 (32.93%) Finance
13 27 (32.93%) Cisco
14 25 (30.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 24 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (26.83%) Symantec
17 21 (25.61%) Service Delivery
18 20 (24.39%) Nagios
19 19 (23.17%) Team Foundation Server
19 19 (23.17%) Data Centre
20 18 (21.95%) Change Control
20 18 (21.95%) Problem Management
20 18 (21.95%) Change Management
21 17 (20.73%) Legal

Enterprise Storage
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (3.66%) IBM Notes
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (3.66%) SAS
2 2 (2.44%) Apache
2 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.44%) IIS
2 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Office
2 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) Office 365
3 3 (3.66%) IaaS
3 3 (3.66%) PaaS
3 3 (3.66%) SaaS
4 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (60.98%) SAN
2 40 (48.78%) NAS
3 16 (19.51%) FTP
3 16 (19.51%) iSCSI
3 16 (19.51%) SSH
4 13 (15.85%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (14.63%) LAN
5 12 (14.63%) NetScaler
5 12 (14.63%) WAN
6 11 (13.41%) FCoE
7 10 (12.20%) DNS
8 8 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (9.76%) DHCP
8 8 (9.76%) NX-OS
8 8 (9.76%) TCP/IP
9 6 (7.32%) SMTP
10 4 (4.88%) Firewall
10 4 (4.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (3.66%) Big Data
3 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.66%) QlikView
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 17 (20.73%) Legal
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (46.34%) Administrator
2 34 (41.46%) Unix Administrator
3 33 (40.24%) Storage Administrator
4 24 (29.27%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (28.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 22 (26.83%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 17 (20.73%) Solaris Administrator
8 11 (13.41%) Architect
9 9 (10.98%) Analyst
9 9 (10.98%) SAN Administrator
9 9 (10.98%) SAN Storage Administrator
10 8 (9.76%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 5 (6.10%) Designer
11 5 (6.10%) Implementation Specialist
11 5 (6.10%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (6.10%) Network Designer
11 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (6.10%) Unix Analyst
12 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
13 3 (3.66%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) Web Services
2 3 (3.66%) Java SE
3 2 (2.44%) REST
3 2 (2.44%) SAML
4 1 (1.22%) .NET
4 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.63%) Replication
3 11 (13.41%) EMC VNX
4 10 (12.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (9.76%) Clustering
6 7 (8.54%) Public Cloud
7 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
8 5 (6.10%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (4.88%) Derivative
9 4 (4.88%) Private Cloud
10 2 (2.44%) PKI
11 1 (1.22%) Celerra
11 1 (1.22%) CMDB
11 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
11 1 (1.22%) HP Storage
11 1 (1.22%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (60.98%) Linux
2 45 (54.88%) Unix
3 43 (52.44%) Solaris
4 25 (30.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (15.85%) Windows
6 7 (8.54%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (8.54%) HPUX
7 6 (7.32%) CentOS
8 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) High Availability
2 24 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (25.61%) Service Delivery
4 18 (21.95%) Change Control
4 18 (21.95%) Change Management
4 18 (21.95%) Problem Management
5 16 (19.51%) Load Balancing
5 16 (19.51%) Migration
6 11 (13.41%) Capacity Management
6 11 (13.41%) DevOps
6 11 (13.41%) ITIL
7 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.76%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.10%) IT Strategy
10 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.88%) Network Design
10 4 (4.88%) Regulatory Compliance
10 4 (4.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) Perl
1 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.10%) Bash Shell
2 5 (6.10%) Python
3 4 (4.88%) Java
3 4 (4.88%) Korn
3 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.66%) SQL
5 1 (1.22%) C#
5 1 (1.22%) VB
5 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.44%) MCSE
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) CCNA
3 1 (1.22%) CCNP
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.22%) MCSA
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 32 (39.02%) Veritas File System
2 31 (37.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 17 (20.73%) NFS
3 17 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (17.07%) Virtual Servers
5 13 (15.85%) Active Directory
6 9 (10.98%) Hyper-V
7 8 (9.76%) XenApp
8 3 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.44%) vSphere
10 1 (1.22%) Docker
10 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (35.37%) NetBackup
2 20 (24.39%) Nagios
3 14 (17.07%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 11 (13.41%) EMC Navisphere
5 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (6.10%) Puppet
6 4 (4.88%) Ansible
6 4 (4.88%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (4.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Salt
7 3 (3.66%) SCCM
8 2 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.44%) SCOM
8 2 (2.44%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.22%) NetApp OnCommand
9 1 (1.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 43 (52.44%) Oracle
2 37 (45.12%) Red Hat
2 37 (45.12%) VMware
3 35 (42.68%) Veritas
4 33 (40.24%) Sun
5 31 (37.80%) NetApp
6 30 (36.59%) Brocade
6 30 (36.59%) Microsoft
7 27 (32.93%) Cisco
8 22 (26.83%) Symantec
9 14 (17.07%) EMC
10 11 (13.41%) CheckPoint
10 11 (13.41%) Citrix
10 11 (13.41%) HP
11 9 (10.98%) F5
12 8 (9.76%) 3PAR
13 4 (4.88%) Nimble Storage
14 3 (3.66%) Lotus
15 2 (2.44%) CommVault
15 2 (2.44%) Dell