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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 570 582
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 16 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.10% 0.086%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 23
Median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year -60.29% -  

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 14396 16468 16411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.49% 33.32% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9444 10967 10474
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 528 596
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +12.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.81 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
London -8 7 £375 -5.06% 6
South East +7 5 - - 2
South West +6 2 - -
West Midlands +14 1 £400 - 2
East of England - 1 £550 - 1
Enterprise Storage
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 44 (73.33%) SAN
2 39 (65.00%) Linux
3 37 (61.67%) Unix
3 37 (61.67%) NAS
4 35 (58.33%) Solaris
5 31 (51.67%) NetBackup
6 30 (50.00%) Red Hat
7 26 (43.33%) Veritas
7 26 (43.33%) Windows
7 26 (43.33%) Oracle
7 26 (43.33%) VMware
8 25 (41.67%) NetApp
8 25 (41.67%) Veritas File System
8 25 (41.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 24 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (40.00%) High Availability
9 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
10 22 (36.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (36.67%) Finance
11 20 (33.33%) Symantec
11 20 (33.33%) Sun
11 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
11 20 (33.33%) NFS
12 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (28.33%) Brocade
13 17 (28.33%) Nagios
14 16 (26.67%) Legal
14 16 (26.67%) EMC
14 16 (26.67%) Data Centre
15 15 (25.00%) Fibre Channel

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 4 (6.67%) Apache
1 4 (6.67%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.00%) IaaS
4 5 (8.33%) Office 365
5 4 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.33%) PaaS
6 2 (3.33%) SaaS
7 1 (1.67%) Dropbox
7 1 (1.67%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 44 (73.33%) SAN
2 37 (61.67%) NAS
3 15 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 15 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 13 (21.67%) DNS
5 11 (18.33%) DHCP
6 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 9 (15.00%) FTP
7 9 (15.00%) SSH
8 8 (13.33%) LDAP
9 7 (11.67%) SMTP
10 5 (8.33%) LAN
10 5 (8.33%) WAN
11 4 (6.67%) VPN
12 3 (5.00%) NetScaler
12 3 (5.00%) Unified Communications
13 2 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (3.33%) FCoE
13 2 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
2 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.33%) Big Data
3 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.33%) QlikView
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Administrator
2 23 (38.33%) Unix Administrator
3 22 (36.67%) Storage Administrator
4 16 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (26.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 15 (25.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 13 (21.67%) Analyst
7 11 (18.33%) Solaris Administrator
8 7 (11.67%) SAN Administrator
8 7 (11.67%) SAN Storage Administrator
8 7 (11.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 7 (11.67%) Unix Analyst
9 6 (10.00%) Architect
10 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (8.33%) NetApp Engineer
11 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
11 4 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
12 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
12 3 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Java SE
2 2 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (3.33%) REST
2 2 (3.33%) SAML
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.67%) Clustering
2 10 (16.67%) Replication
3 8 (13.33%) EMC VNX
3 8 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (13.33%) Private Cloud
4 6 (10.00%) Derivative
5 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (6.67%) Public Cloud
7 3 (5.00%) NHS
8 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.33%) PKI
9 1 (1.67%) CMDB
9 1 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (65.00%) Linux
2 37 (61.67%) Unix
3 35 (58.33%) Solaris
4 26 (43.33%) Windows
5 24 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (13.33%) CentOS
6 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
7 7 (11.67%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (6.67%) HPUX
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) High Availability
2 22 (36.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (23.33%) Service Delivery
4 13 (21.67%) Load Balancing
5 12 (20.00%) Migration
6 11 (18.33%) Change Control
6 11 (18.33%) Change Management
6 11 (18.33%) Problem Management
7 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (13.33%) DevOps
8 8 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.00%) Capacity Management
10 6 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
11 5 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
11 5 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
12 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) Perl
2 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
3 9 (15.00%) Python
4 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 8 (13.33%) SQL
5 6 (10.00%) Java
5 6 (10.00%) Korn
5 6 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.33%) Ruby
7 1 (1.67%) C#
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.67%) MCSA
3 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (1.67%) CCNA
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.67%) EMC Certification
5 1 (1.67%) NCSA
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 25 (41.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 25 (41.67%) Veritas File System
2 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (33.33%) NFS
3 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (18.33%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (11.67%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (5.00%) vSphere
7 3 (5.00%) XenApp
8 2 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (3.33%) Xen
9 1 (1.67%) Docker
9 1 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (51.67%) NetBackup
2 17 (28.33%) Nagios
3 9 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (15.00%) Puppet
3 9 (15.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (13.33%) EMC Navisphere
5 6 (10.00%) Ansible
5 6 (10.00%) Salt
5 6 (10.00%) SCOM
5 6 (10.00%) vCenter Server
6 5 (8.33%) SCCM
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (3.33%) EMC VPLEX
8 2 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (3.33%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 30 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 26 (43.33%) Oracle
2 26 (43.33%) Veritas
2 26 (43.33%) VMware
3 25 (41.67%) NetApp
4 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (33.33%) Sun
5 20 (33.33%) Symantec
6 17 (28.33%) Brocade
7 16 (26.67%) EMC
8 13 (21.67%) Cisco
9 6 (10.00%) Citrix
10 3 (5.00%) Google
10 3 (5.00%) HP
10 3 (5.00%) Lotus
11 2 (3.33%) arcserve
11 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.33%) CommVault
11 2 (3.33%) Dell
11 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds