The median contractor rate for a Storage Engineer was £448 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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 Engineer
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 421 357
Rank change year-on-year +21 -64  
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 8 18 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.080% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.084% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 30
Median daily rate £448 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £398 £260
% change year-on-year -11.94% +52.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
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 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 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -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 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Storage Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Storage Engineer in London

Storage Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Storage Engineer in London

Storage Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Storage Engineer in London

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region featuring Storage Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) EMC
3 13 (50.00%) VMware
4 12 (46.15%) Windows
5 10 (38.46%) SAN
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
7 7 (26.92%) 3PAR
7 7 (26.92%) Banking
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco
7 7 (26.92%) NetApp
8 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (19.23%) NAS
9 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
9 5 (19.23%) HP
9 5 (19.23%) Migration
9 5 (19.23%) Unix
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
10 4 (15.38%) Clustering
10 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
10 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
11 3 (11.54%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (11.54%) Puppet
11 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
11 3 (11.54%) CommVault

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) NAS
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) FTP
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) Skype
4 1 (3.85%) SSH
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) ObjectStore
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (7.69%) CLARiiON
3 2 (7.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.85%) Symmetrix
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (19.23%) Unix
6 3 (11.54%) Solaris
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) SUSE
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.85%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) NFS
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Perfmon
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) EMC
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) 3PAR
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco
3 7 (26.92%) NetApp
4 5 (19.23%) HP
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) CommVault
6 3 (11.54%) Hitachi
7 2 (7.69%) Brocade
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix
7 2 (7.69%) IBM
7 2 (7.69%) Veritas
8 1 (3.85%) F5
8 1 (3.85%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (3.85%) Nortel
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle
8 1 (3.85%) Snow
8 1 (3.85%) Sun