Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Storage Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 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 Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 757 707 713
Rank change year-on-year -50 +6 -95
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 105 149 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 102 93
England median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.27% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £265
90th Percentile £498 £473 £488
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
England median hourly rate - £27.38 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.30% -15.20%
UK median hourly rate - £27.38 £26.50
% change year-on-year - +3.30% -15.20%

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 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
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 £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

Storage Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 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
London -8 39 £425 +6.25% 1
North of England +32 25 £310 -4.62%
South East -20 23 £400 +6.67%
North East +39 17 £320 -0.78%
South West +4 8 £437 -
North West +30 7 £280 -25.33%
Midlands +28 6 £388 -13.89%
East Midlands +2 4 £375 -
East of England 0 4 £343 +34.31%
West Midlands +14 2 £400 -11.11%
Yorkshire +24 1 £308 -31.67%
Storage Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 76 (72.38%) SAN
2 62 (59.05%) Windows
3 52 (49.52%) Linux
4 48 (45.71%) EMC
5 47 (44.76%) VMware
6 44 (41.90%) Cisco
7 43 (40.95%) NetApp
8 39 (37.14%) Brocade
9 38 (36.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (35.24%) NetBackup
11 36 (34.29%) HP
12 35 (33.33%) Veritas
13 34 (32.38%) NAS
14 31 (29.52%) Solaris
15 28 (26.67%) Unix
16 27 (25.71%) Finance
16 27 (25.71%) Fibre Channel
17 26 (24.76%) Security Cleared
18 24 (22.86%) Symantec
18 24 (22.86%) AIX
19 23 (21.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
20 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
20 22 (20.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 21 (20.00%) SC Cleared
21 21 (20.00%) Replication
22 19 (18.10%) Windows Server
22 19 (18.10%) VMware ESXi
22 19 (18.10%) Performance Tuning
23 18 (17.14%) 3PAR
24 17 (16.19%) vSphere

Storage Engineer 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 4 (3.81%) Apache
1 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.86%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (72.38%) SAN
2 34 (32.38%) NAS
3 27 (25.71%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.81%) Firewall
5 4 (3.81%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.81%) VLAN
6 3 (2.86%) LAN
6 3 (2.86%) LDAP
6 3 (2.86%) WAN
7 2 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.90%) DHCP
7 2 (1.90%) DNS
7 2 (1.90%) MPLS
7 2 (1.90%) SNMP
7 2 (1.90%) SSL
8 1 (0.95%) BGP
8 1 (0.95%) FCoE
8 1 (0.95%) Network Security
8 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) ObjectStore
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (25.71%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Banking
3 7 (6.67%) Legal
4 4 (3.81%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Local Government
5 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.95%) Automotive
6 1 (0.95%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) X-Windows
2 3 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.95%) JSON
3 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Replication
2 17 (16.19%) EMC VNX
3 13 (12.38%) Data Centre
4 12 (11.43%) EMC VMAX
5 9 (8.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (7.62%) HP Storage
7 7 (6.67%) EMC VNXe
7 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 6 (5.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 5 (4.76%) EMC Centera
9 5 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (2.86%) CMDB
12 2 (1.90%) Clustering
12 2 (1.90%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.95%) CLARiiON
13 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (59.05%) Windows
2 52 (49.52%) Linux
3 31 (29.52%) Solaris
4 28 (26.67%) Unix
5 24 (22.86%) AIX
6 22 (20.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (18.10%) Windows Server
8 11 (10.48%) Data ONTAP
9 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (4.76%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.86%) CoreOS
12 3 (2.86%) Debian
12 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.90%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.95%) CentOS
14 1 (0.95%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.10%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (16.19%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (11.43%) ITIL
4 11 (10.48%) Migration
5 7 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 7 (6.67%) Information Security
5 7 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.71%) Break/Fix
6 6 (5.71%) Change Management
6 6 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (4.76%) BCP
7 5 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 5 (4.76%) High Availability
7 5 (4.76%) Investment Management
7 5 (4.76%) Proactive Monitoring
7 5 (4.76%) Workflow
8 4 (3.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.81%) Data Protection
8 4 (3.81%) QMS
8 4 (3.81%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 7 (6.67%) SQL
2 4 (3.81%) Python
3 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.86%) Ruby
4 2 (1.90%) C
4 2 (1.90%) C#
4 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.95%) Java
5 1 (0.95%) Perl
5 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (24.76%) Security Cleared
2 21 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) RHCE
4 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.90%) Degree
5 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) MCSE
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.90%) NCDA
5 2 (1.90%) NCIE
6 1 (0.95%) CCIE
6 1 (0.95%) CCNA
6 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.95%) MCSA
6 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.95%) VCAP
6 1 (0.95%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 5 (4.76%) PMO
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (36.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (18.10%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (16.19%) NFS
3 17 (16.19%) vSphere
4 12 (11.43%) Active Directory
5 11 (10.48%) Firmware
6 10 (9.52%) Hyper-V
7 7 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (6.67%) Veritas File System
8 5 (4.76%) SRDF
8 5 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (3.81%) XenServer
10 3 (2.86%) Docker
10 3 (2.86%) KVM
10 3 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.86%) Samba
10 3 (2.86%) XenApp
11 2 (1.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (1.90%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 37 (35.24%) NetBackup
2 23 (21.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 17 (16.19%) HP Data Protector
4 15 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
5 14 (13.33%) Backup Exec
6 9 (8.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (4.76%) Ansible
7 5 (4.76%) EMC TimeFinder
7 5 (4.76%) NetApp OnCommand
7 5 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (4.76%) SCCM
7 5 (4.76%) vCenter Server
8 4 (3.81%) EMC VPLEX
9 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (2.86%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (2.86%) Puppet
9 3 (2.86%) Rancher
9 3 (2.86%) SCOM
9 3 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (45.71%) EMC
2 47 (44.76%) VMware
3 44 (41.90%) Cisco
4 43 (40.95%) NetApp
5 39 (37.14%) Brocade
6 36 (34.29%) HP
7 35 (33.33%) Veritas
8 24 (22.86%) Symantec
9 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
10 18 (17.14%) 3PAR
11 17 (16.19%) IBM
12 16 (15.24%) Red Hat
13 11 (10.48%) Dell
14 9 (8.57%) Veeam
15 8 (7.62%) Citrix
15 8 (7.62%) Hitachi
16 6 (5.71%) Oracle
17 5 (4.76%) CommVault
18 2 (1.90%) Isilon
18 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds