The median contractor rate for a Storage Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 404 411
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 16 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.077% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 14
Median daily rate £425 £381 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.47% -1.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £475 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £325 £384
% change year-on-year -0.76% -15.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.75 £52.19
% change year-on-year - -23.83%  

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 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49190 54031 56877
Median daily rate £500 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +6.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £641 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 774 1398
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.28 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 -10 1 £600 +62.71% 1
Storage Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 13 (52.00%) NetApp
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) EMC
4 7 (28.00%) SAN
4 7 (28.00%) 3PAR
4 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (20.00%) NAS
6 5 (20.00%) Migration
6 5 (20.00%) Banking
7 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (16.00%) CommVault
7 4 (16.00%) HP
7 4 (16.00%) Linux
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Unix
8 3 (12.00%) SQL
8 3 (12.00%) NFS
8 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
8 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (12.00%) Simpana
9 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (8.00%) NetApp OnCommand

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 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) BGP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.00%) ObjectStore
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Unix
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) High Availability
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (4.00%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) NFS
3 2 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (12.00%) Simpana
2 2 (8.00%) NetApp OnCommand
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) NetApp
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) 3PAR
3 7 (28.00%) EMC
4 4 (16.00%) CommVault
4 4 (16.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) Brocade
6 2 (8.00%) Hitachi
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) MobileIron
7 1 (4.00%) Veritas