The median contractor rate for a Storage Administrator was £443 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Administrator
UK / England
Rank 553 573 559
Rank change year-on-year +20 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 24 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.080% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.084% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 17
Median daily rate £443 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.74% +12.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £268 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £310 £413
% change year-on-year +37.09% -24.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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 +21 22 £475 +53.22%
London -3 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £410 -
Storage Administrator
UK

Storage Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 37 (90.24%) SAN
2 36 (87.80%) Unix
2 36 (87.80%) Linux
3 35 (85.37%) Red Hat
4 34 (82.93%) Solaris
5 33 (80.49%) Veritas
5 33 (80.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 32 (78.05%) NAS
6 32 (78.05%) Oracle
7 31 (75.61%) Sun
7 31 (75.61%) High Availability
7 31 (75.61%) Veritas File System
8 29 (70.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 24 (58.54%) Finance
10 23 (56.10%) NetBackup
11 22 (53.66%) Symantec
12 19 (46.34%) Service Delivery
13 18 (43.90%) Change Management
13 18 (43.90%) NetApp
13 18 (43.90%) Change Control
13 18 (43.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (43.90%) Problem Management
14 17 (41.46%) Legal
15 16 (39.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (36.59%) Brocade
17 14 (34.15%) Disaster Recovery
18 13 (31.71%) SSH
18 13 (31.71%) FTP
19 12 (29.27%) Nagios
19 12 (29.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation

Storage Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (4.88%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 37 (90.24%) SAN
2 32 (78.05%) NAS
3 13 (31.71%) FTP
3 13 (31.71%) SSH
4 10 (24.39%) iSCSI
5 4 (9.76%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.44%) DNS
6 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (2.44%) GIS
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 24 (58.54%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (80.49%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (14.63%) Replication
3 5 (12.20%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (87.80%) Linux
1 36 (87.80%) Unix
2 34 (82.93%) Solaris
3 16 (39.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (17.07%) HPUX
5 3 (7.32%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (7.32%) Windows
6 1 (2.44%) AIX
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) High Availability
2 19 (46.34%) Service Delivery
3 18 (43.90%) Change Control
3 18 (43.90%) Change Management
3 18 (43.90%) Problem Management
4 14 (34.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (24.39%) Load Balancing
6 8 (19.51%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.88%) Data Deduplication
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.88%) Regulatory Compliance
8 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.44%) Coaching
8 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.44%) Project Management
8 1 (2.44%) Service Management
8 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Perl
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) RHCE
1 1 (2.44%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (75.61%) Veritas File System
2 29 (70.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 11 (26.83%) NFS
4 10 (24.39%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (56.10%) NetBackup
2 12 (29.27%) Nagios
2 12 (29.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 10 (24.39%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (9.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Tivoli
6 2 (4.88%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp OnCommand
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Red Hat
2 33 (80.49%) Veritas
3 32 (78.05%) Oracle
4 31 (75.61%) Sun
5 22 (53.66%) Symantec
6 18 (43.90%) NetApp
7 15 (36.59%) Brocade
8 8 (19.51%) EMC
9 5 (12.20%) IBM
10 3 (7.32%) HP
10 3 (7.32%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (7.32%) VMware
11 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
12 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
12 1 (2.44%) Cisco
12 1 (2.44%) SAP
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