Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Storage Administrator was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 825 834
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 -78
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 34 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.049% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.052% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 21
England median daily rate £360 £380 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +16.03% -18.00%
10th Percentile £268 £322 £263
90th Percentile £475 £471 £400
UK median daily rate £360 £380 £328
% change year-on-year -5.26% +16.03% -17.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK median hourly rate - - £18.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Storage Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Storage Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -5 19 £400 +5.26% 1
London -21 11 £325 -10.96%
North of England +63 4 £300 -21.05%
North West +23 2 - -
Yorkshire +22 2 £300 -29.41%
Storage Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 29 (85.29%) NetApp
2 23 (67.65%) Unix
3 21 (61.76%) SAN
4 20 (58.82%) Solaris
5 18 (52.94%) Linux
6 17 (50.00%) NFS
7 16 (47.06%) Veritas
8 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
8 15 (44.12%) Windows
8 15 (44.12%) Enterprise Storage
9 14 (41.18%) Brocade
10 13 (38.24%) Fibre Channel
10 13 (38.24%) NetBackup
11 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
11 12 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (35.29%) NAS
11 12 (35.29%) Veritas File System
11 12 (35.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 11 (32.35%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (32.35%) Load Balancing
12 11 (32.35%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (29.41%) Finance
14 9 (26.47%) Sun
15 8 (23.53%) EMC
15 8 (23.53%) Migration
15 8 (23.53%) Symantec
16 7 (20.59%) Legal
16 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
16 7 (20.59%) SSH
16 7 (20.59%) Oracle

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 3 (8.82%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (61.76%) SAN
2 13 (38.24%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (35.29%) NAS
4 7 (20.59%) SSH
5 5 (14.71%) FTP
6 1 (2.94%) HTTP
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) LDAP
6 1 (2.94%) SMTP
6 1 (2.94%) SNMP
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Unix
2 20 (58.82%) Solaris
3 18 (52.94%) Linux
4 15 (44.12%) Windows
5 12 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.82%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.94%) AIX
8 1 (2.94%) CentOS
8 1 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Load Balancing
1 11 (32.35%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (23.53%) Migration
3 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.71%) High Availability
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Storage Virtualisation
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.94%) People Management
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (2.94%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Perl
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.94%) EMCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) NFS
2 12 (35.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (35.29%) Veritas File System
3 11 (32.35%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.94%) SRDF
7 1 (2.94%) XenApp
7 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) NetBackup
2 7 (20.59%) SnapMirror
2 7 (20.59%) SnapVault
3 5 (14.71%) Ansible
3 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (14.71%) Puppet
3 5 (14.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (5.88%) NetApp OnCommand
6 1 (2.94%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (2.94%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.94%) SCOM
6 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) NetApp
2 16 (47.06%) Veritas
3 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
4 14 (41.18%) Brocade
5 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 9 (26.47%) Sun
7 8 (23.53%) EMC
7 8 (23.53%) Symantec
8 7 (20.59%) Oracle
9 5 (14.71%) IBM
9 5 (14.71%) VMware
10 3 (8.82%) Cisco
11 2 (5.88%) Citrix
11 2 (5.88%) Veeam
12 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
12 1 (2.94%) Dell
12 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
12 1 (2.94%) Hitachi
12 1 (2.94%) Remedy
12 1 (2.94%) SAP