The median contractor rate for a Storage Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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.

Storage Architect
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 597 583
Rank change year-on-year +29 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 15 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.034% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.036% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 16
Median daily rate £550 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -2.38% +23.52%  
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 39444 47062 46529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.27% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25724 30895 28569
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £248
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 1347 1459 1887
Median hourly rate £18.40 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +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 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Storage Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Storage Architect in England

Storage Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Storage Architect in England

Storage Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Storage Architect in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Storage Architect in England

Storage Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Storage Architect in England

Storage Architect
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 Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
London +29 9 £550 +4.76% 1
North West +28 2 £425 +6.25%
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
South East +5 1 £600 +14.28%
East of England - 1 £600 - 1
Storage Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Storage Architect 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 Architect in the job title.

1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 13 (44.83%) EMC
3 12 (41.38%) NetApp
3 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (37.93%) SAN
5 10 (34.48%) IBM
6 9 (31.03%) Windows
6 9 (31.03%) Migration
6 9 (31.03%) 3PAR
6 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
7 8 (27.59%) Cisco
7 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 7 (24.14%) HP
8 7 (24.14%) Finance
9 6 (20.69%) ITIL
10 5 (17.24%) Brocade
10 5 (17.24%) Unix
11 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
11 4 (13.79%) Change Management
11 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.79%) Dell
11 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
11 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
11 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (10.34%) EMC VMAX
12 3 (10.34%) Trend Analysis
12 3 (10.34%) Product Management
12 3 (10.34%) Symmetrix DMX
12 3 (10.34%) SRDF
12 3 (10.34%) vSphere

Storage Architect 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) NetSuite
1 1 (3.45%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) IaaS
1 2 (6.90%) PaaS
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Publishing
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) COM
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) CLARiiON
3 3 (10.34%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (10.34%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) EMC VNX
4 2 (6.90%) HP Storage
4 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Replication
4 2 (6.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.45%) FlexPod
5 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Unix
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.90%) Solaris
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) HPUX
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.34%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (10.34%) Escalation Management
4 3 (10.34%) IT Strategy
4 3 (10.34%) Product Management
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Workflow
5 2 (6.90%) BCP
5 2 (6.90%) Line Management
5 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) SRDF
2 3 (10.34%) vSphere
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) vCloud
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.45%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (3.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 13 (44.83%) EMC
3 12 (41.38%) NetApp
4 10 (34.48%) IBM
5 9 (31.03%) 3PAR
6 8 (27.59%) Cisco
7 7 (24.14%) HP
8 5 (17.24%) Brocade
9 4 (13.79%) Dell
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.90%) CODA
10 2 (6.90%) Oracle
10 2 (6.90%) Zerto
11 1 (3.45%) BMC
11 1 (3.45%) Epicor
11 1 (3.45%) Google
11 1 (3.45%) Hitachi
11 1 (3.45%) Sage
11 1 (3.45%) SolidFire
11 1 (3.45%) Veritas
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