The median contractor rate for a Storage Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London 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 Architect
England / London
Rank 397 432 404
Rank change year-on-year +35 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Architect 9 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.047% 0.018% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.019% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 11
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 £486 £525 £451
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18251 21034 20113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12983 15075 13890
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 283 373
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Storage Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Storage Architect in London

Storage Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Storage Architect in London

Storage Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Storage Architect in London

Storage Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Storage Architect in London

Storage Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
City of London - 3 £600 -
Westminster - 1 £425 -
Storage Architect
England

Storage Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region featuring Storage Architect in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) EMC
3 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (26.67%) NetApp
5 3 (20.00%) vSphere
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) CODA
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 2 (13.33%) C
6 2 (13.33%) Publishing
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Replication
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) Line Management
6 2 (13.33%) Zerto
7 1 (6.67%) Server Building
7 1 (6.67%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (6.67%) Presales
7 1 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (6.67%) Storage Virtualisation
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring

Storage Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Line Management
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Presales
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Server Building
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) vCloud
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) EMC
3 4 (26.67%) NetApp
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) CODA
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Zerto
6 1 (6.67%) BMC
6 1 (6.67%) Isilon