The median contractor rate for a Storage Administrator was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 Administrator
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 604 581
Rank change year-on-year +21 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 7 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.067% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.070% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 27
Median daily rate £390 £360 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £270 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate - £390 £375
% change year-on-year - +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Storage Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Storage Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Storage Administrator in England

Storage Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Storage Administrator in England

Storage Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Storage Administrator in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Storage Administrator in England

Storage Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Storage Administrator in England

Storage Administrator
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 Storage Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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 +4 6 £390 +30.00% 1
East of England -4 1 - -
Storage Administrator
UK

Storage Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Storage Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Storage Administrator in the job title.

1 28 (90.32%) SAN
2 27 (87.10%) Linux
3 25 (80.65%) Unix
3 25 (80.65%) Solaris
3 25 (80.65%) Red Hat
4 24 (77.42%) Oracle
5 22 (70.97%) NAS
5 22 (70.97%) Enterprise Storage
6 21 (67.74%) High Availability
6 21 (67.74%) Veritas File System
6 21 (67.74%) Veritas
6 21 (67.74%) Sun
7 20 (64.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 17 (54.84%) Finance
9 15 (48.39%) NetBackup
9 15 (48.39%) Symantec
10 14 (45.16%) NetApp
10 14 (45.16%) Brocade
11 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (38.71%) Service Delivery
13 11 (35.48%) Change Management
13 11 (35.48%) Legal
13 11 (35.48%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (35.48%) Change Control
13 11 (35.48%) Problem Management
13 11 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (32.26%) SSH
14 10 (32.26%) NFS
15 9 (29.03%) FTP
15 9 (29.03%) EMC

Storage Administrator Skill Set
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 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (90.32%) SAN
2 22 (70.97%) NAS
3 10 (32.26%) SSH
4 9 (29.03%) FTP
5 8 (25.81%) iSCSI
6 3 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.23%) DNS
7 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (70.97%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (19.35%) EMC VNX
3 5 (16.13%) Replication
4 3 (9.68%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (6.45%) Clustering
5 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Linux
2 25 (80.65%) Solaris
2 25 (80.65%) Unix
3 13 (41.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (16.13%) Windows
5 4 (12.90%) HPUX
6 3 (9.68%) AIX
7 2 (6.45%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) High Availability
2 12 (38.71%) Service Delivery
3 11 (35.48%) Change Control
3 11 (35.48%) Change Management
3 11 (35.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (35.48%) Problem Management
4 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
5 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management
6 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.23%) Fault Management
8 1 (3.23%) Operations Management
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.23%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) MCSE
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.45%) RHCE
2 1 (3.23%) EMCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) Veritas File System
2 20 (64.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 10 (32.26%) NFS
4 8 (25.81%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
6 2 (6.45%) SRDF
6 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (6.45%) vSphere
7 1 (3.23%) PowerHA
7 1 (3.23%) vCloud
7 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) NetBackup
2 9 (29.03%) Nagios
2 9 (29.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 8 (25.81%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (12.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (9.68%) SnapMirror
5 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (6.45%) EMC TimeFinder
6 2 (6.45%) NetApp OnCommand
6 2 (6.45%) SnapVault
6 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
7 1 (3.23%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Red Hat
2 24 (77.42%) Oracle
3 21 (67.74%) Sun
3 21 (67.74%) Veritas
4 15 (48.39%) Symantec
5 14 (45.16%) Brocade
5 14 (45.16%) NetApp
6 9 (29.03%) EMC
7 4 (12.90%) VMware
8 3 (9.68%) 3PAR
8 3 (9.68%) IBM
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) SAP
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco
9 2 (6.45%) F5
9 2 (6.45%) HP
10 1 (3.23%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (3.23%) Remedy