The median contractor rate for a Storage Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Engineer
UK / England
Rank 544 546 503
Rank change year-on-year +2 -43  
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 30 67 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.073% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 43
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £398 £260
% change year-on-year -7.23% +52.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £63.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.50% +57.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £63.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -36.50% +57.50%  

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 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +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 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £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 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Storage Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Storage Engineer in England

Storage Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Storage Engineer in England

Storage Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Storage Engineer in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Storage Engineer in England

Storage Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Storage Engineer in England

Storage Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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 +22 10 £470 +25.33% 1
Yorkshire +17 6 £363 - 1
West Midlands +14 3 £325 - 1
South West +1 3 £451 +20.13% 1
South East -1 3 £388 -
East Midlands +1 2 £300 -14.28%
East of England -1 2 £488 +25.00% 1
North West +26 1 £350 -11.39% 3
Storage Engineer
UK

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Storage Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (52.33%) SAN
2 41 (47.67%) EMC
3 39 (45.35%) Windows
4 38 (44.19%) Linux
5 36 (41.86%) VMware
6 32 (37.21%) NetApp
7 26 (30.23%) Cisco
8 25 (29.07%) Windows Server
9 22 (25.58%) Finance
10 20 (23.26%) Unix
10 20 (23.26%) Data Centre
10 20 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
12 17 (19.77%) HP
12 17 (19.77%) SC Cleared
12 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
12 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (19.77%) EMC VNX
13 16 (18.60%) 3PAR
14 15 (17.44%) NAS
14 15 (17.44%) IBM
14 15 (17.44%) Red Hat
15 14 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (15.12%) Solaris
17 12 (13.95%) ITIL
17 12 (13.95%) Brocade
17 12 (13.95%) EMC VMAX
17 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (12.79%) Active Directory
18 11 (12.79%) Migration

Storage Engineer 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 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.16%) Odoo
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.16%) IaaS
2 1 (1.16%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) PaaS
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (52.33%) SAN
2 15 (17.44%) NAS
3 9 (10.47%) WAN
4 7 (8.14%) Firewall
4 7 (8.14%) LAN
5 4 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (3.49%) DHCP
6 3 (3.49%) DNS
7 2 (2.33%) FTP
7 2 (2.33%) Network Security
7 2 (2.33%) SSH
7 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.16%) Internet
8 1 (1.16%) LDAP
8 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.16%) Skype
8 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (25.58%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Law
4 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Electronics
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.16%) COM
2 1 (1.16%) CSS
2 1 (1.16%) HTML
2 1 (1.16%) Web Services
2 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 17 (19.77%) EMC VNX
3 12 (13.95%) EMC VMAX
4 6 (6.98%) CLARiiON
5 5 (5.81%) Clustering
5 5 (5.81%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (5.81%) Mainframe
5 5 (5.81%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.49%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.33%) Replication
8 2 (2.33%) Symmetrix
8 2 (2.33%) Symmetrix DMX
9 1 (1.16%) AS400
9 1 (1.16%) Celerra
9 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.16%) iSeries
9 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (45.35%) Windows
2 38 (44.19%) Linux
3 25 (29.07%) Windows Server
4 20 (23.26%) Unix
5 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (15.12%) Solaris
8 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (6.98%) AIX
10 5 (5.81%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
13 2 (2.33%) SUSE
13 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone
14 1 (1.16%) CentOS
14 1 (1.16%) HPUX
14 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.95%) ITIL
2 11 (12.79%) Migration
3 8 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.49%) Capacity Management
5 3 (3.49%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (3.49%) Data Centre Operations
5 3 (3.49%) Project Management
6 2 (2.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.33%) High Availability
6 2 (2.33%) Network Design
6 2 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.33%) Storage Virtualisation
6 2 (2.33%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) Shell Script
2 7 (8.14%) SQL
3 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) Perl
5 1 (1.16%) Ruby
5 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) SC Cleared
1 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.33%) CCNA
3 2 (2.33%) MCSE
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.16%) NCDA
4 1 (1.16%) NCIE
4 1 (1.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (12.79%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.98%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.49%) VMware Server
5 3 (3.49%) XenApp
5 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.33%) Firmware
6 2 (2.33%) NFS
6 2 (2.33%) SRDF
6 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.33%) vSphere
7 1 (1.16%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.16%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (3.49%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.49%) Puppet
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (2.33%) SCCM
5 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.16%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.16%) Nagios
5 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.16%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.16%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 41 (47.67%) EMC
2 36 (41.86%) VMware
3 32 (37.21%) NetApp
4 26 (30.23%) Cisco
5 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
6 17 (19.77%) HP
7 16 (18.60%) 3PAR
8 15 (17.44%) IBM
8 15 (17.44%) Red Hat
9 12 (13.95%) Brocade
10 7 (8.14%) Citrix
10 7 (8.14%) Hitachi
11 6 (6.98%) Dell
11 6 (6.98%) Veritas
12 5 (5.81%) CommVault
12 5 (5.81%) F5
13 4 (4.65%) Isilon
14 2 (2.33%) EqualLogic
14 2 (2.33%) Fujitsu
14 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow