The median contractor rate for a Storage Specialist was £505 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage Specialist
England / London
Rank 391 422 403
Rank change year-on-year +31 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.046% 0.027% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.029% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Median daily rate £505 £600 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.83% +93.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £600 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £600 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £358 £413
% change year-on-year +9.09% -13.33%  
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 18463 20944 19902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 94.98% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13124 15012 13730
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 £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 242 285 369
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Storage Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Storage Specialist in London

Storage Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Storage Specialist in London

Storage Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Storage Specialist in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Storage Specialist in London

Storage Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Storage Specialist in London

Storage Specialist
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 Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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 - 2 £500 -
Storage Specialist
England

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) HP
1 9 (69.23%) SAN
1 9 (69.23%) 3PAR
2 8 (61.54%) Brocade
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Clustering
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
5 5 (38.46%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Symantec
5 5 (38.46%) EMC
6 4 (30.77%) CommVault
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Law
7 3 (23.08%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 2 (15.38%) Unix
8 2 (15.38%) SLA
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 2 (15.38%) Converged Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
8 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) NAS

Storage Specialist 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) DMZ
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.69%) VSAN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) EMC VNX
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (7.69%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Unix
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Converged Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) DFS Replication
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) 3PAR
1 9 (69.23%) HP
2 8 (61.54%) Brocade
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) EMC
5 5 (38.46%) Symantec
6 4 (30.77%) CommVault
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 1 (7.69%) Citrix
8 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow