Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Storage Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 162 181
Rank change year-on-year -18 +19 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 7 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.15% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +21.77% -27.00%
10th Percentile £338 £333 £304
90th Percentile £465 £408 £409
UK median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £27.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year - -0.45% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4,572 3,533 5,227
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 94.85% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,672 2,049 2,765
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £225 £217 £225
90th Percentile £538 £501 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 129 92
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -19.54% +24.29%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.60 £10.52
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.40 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

Storage Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Storage Engineer in Scotland

Storage Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Storage Engineer in Scotland

Storage Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Edinburgh -32 4 £450 +12.50%
Glasgow -9 3 £369 -6.65%
Storage Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Storage Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region featuring Storage Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Brocade
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) SUSE
3 3 (42.86%) Replication
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) IBM XIV
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) IBM XIV
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) SUSE
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Brocade
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) arcserve
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) SAP