Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Storage Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 581 574
Rank change year-on-year -15 -7 -83
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 39 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.083% 0.084% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.089% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 37
London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £222 £313 £310
90th Percentile £538 £487 £497
England median daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -3.27% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44677 42926 44295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.98% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32353 30510 31225
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 563 683
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.77
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Storage Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Storage Engineer in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
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 Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London -3 8 £190 -53.60%
South London -31 2 £400 -11.11%
Storage Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Storage Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (74.36%) SAN
1 29 (74.36%) VMware
2 23 (58.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (56.41%) Windows
4 18 (46.15%) Linux
5 16 (41.03%) EMC
5 16 (41.03%) NetApp
6 14 (35.90%) Cisco
6 14 (35.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (35.90%) NAS
7 13 (33.33%) Finance
8 12 (30.77%) Unix
8 12 (30.77%) 3PAR
9 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
9 11 (28.21%) HP
10 10 (25.64%) NFS
10 10 (25.64%) Veritas
10 10 (25.64%) vSphere
10 10 (25.64%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (23.08%) Banking
11 9 (23.08%) Brocade
11 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
12 8 (20.51%) AIX
12 8 (20.51%) Solaris
12 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (20.51%) EMC VNX
12 8 (20.51%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (17.95%) Asset Management
13 7 (17.95%) Information Security

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 3 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (7.69%) OpenStack
1 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (74.36%) SAN
2 14 (35.90%) NAS
3 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.26%) VLAN
5 3 (7.69%) iSCSI
5 3 (7.69%) LDAP
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.13%) Firewall
6 2 (5.13%) LAN
6 2 (5.13%) WAN
7 1 (2.56%) BGP
7 1 (2.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.56%) DMZ
7 1 (2.56%) FTP
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.56%) MPLS
7 1 (2.56%) SMTP
7 1 (2.56%) VSAN
7 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) ObjectStore
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) X-Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) EMC VNX
2 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.38%) EMC VNXe
4 5 (12.82%) EMC Centera
4 5 (12.82%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (12.82%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (12.82%) Replication
5 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.13%) FlexPod
7 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
7 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Linux
3 14 (35.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (30.77%) Unix
5 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
6 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (20.51%) AIX
7 8 (20.51%) Data ONTAP
7 8 (20.51%) Solaris
8 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (12.82%) Windows 2000
9 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (7.69%) CoreOS
10 3 (7.69%) Debian
10 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
11 2 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (17.95%) Asset Management
2 7 (17.95%) Information Security
3 6 (15.38%) Break/Fix
3 6 (15.38%) Change Management
4 5 (12.82%) BCP
4 5 (12.82%) Investment Management
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (12.82%) Workflow
5 4 (10.26%) High Availability
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.69%) Kernel Tuning
6 3 (7.69%) Low Latency
6 3 (7.69%) Open Source
6 3 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Task Automation
6 3 (7.69%) Validation
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.69%) Ruby
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) C
4 2 (5.13%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) RHCE
2 2 (5.13%) NCDA
2 2 (5.13%) NCIE
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) PMO
2 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.64%) NFS
2 10 (25.64%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (25.64%) vSphere
3 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (15.38%) Firmware
4 5 (12.82%) SRDF
4 5 (12.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (10.26%) XenServer
6 3 (7.69%) Docker
6 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.69%) KVM
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (7.69%) Samba
7 2 (5.13%) XenApp
8 1 (2.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (2.56%) VMware NSX
8 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Ansible
1 5 (12.82%) EMC TimeFinder
1 5 (12.82%) NetApp OnCommand
1 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Satellite
1 5 (12.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (10.26%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) vCenter Server
3 3 (7.69%) Kibana
3 3 (7.69%) logstash
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (7.69%) Puppet
3 3 (7.69%) Rancher
4 2 (5.13%) Terraform
5 1 (2.56%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) PowerCLI
5 1 (2.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) VMware
2 16 (41.03%) EMC
2 16 (41.03%) NetApp
3 14 (35.90%) Cisco
4 12 (30.77%) 3PAR
5 11 (28.21%) HP
6 10 (25.64%) Veritas
7 9 (23.08%) Brocade
7 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
8 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.38%) Citrix
10 5 (12.82%) Oracle
11 3 (7.69%) Hitachi
12 2 (5.13%) CommVault
12 2 (5.13%) Dell
13 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
13 1 (2.56%) F5
13 1 (2.56%) Isilon
13 1 (2.56%) McAfee
13 1 (2.56%) MobileIron