The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Storage in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Enterprise Storage over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Storage
England / South East
Rank 221 243 262
Rank change year-on-year +22 +19  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 24 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.21% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.69% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £353 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £395 £375
% change year-on-year -14.55% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £63.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £63.00 -

Enterprise Storage is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2379 2748 2719
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.70% 30.03% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1347 1652 1417
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 148 160
Median hourly rate £17.25 £38.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.19% +102.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £13.00 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.18 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

Enterprise Storage
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Enterprise Storage as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Storage in the South East

Enterprise Storage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Storage in the South East

Enterprise Storage
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Storage in the South East

Enterprise Storage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Storage in the South East

Enterprise Storage
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Surrey +29 21 £475 -
Hampshire +7 2 - -
Berkshire +14 1 £600 +26.31%
Enterprise Storage
England

Enterprise Storage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Storage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Enterprise Storage.

1 37 (94.87%) Unix
1 37 (94.87%) Solaris
1 37 (94.87%) Linux
2 36 (92.31%) SAN
3 35 (89.74%) Veritas
3 35 (89.74%) Red Hat
3 35 (89.74%) Oracle
4 34 (87.18%) NAS
5 33 (84.62%) High Availability
5 33 (84.62%) Sun
6 32 (82.05%) Veritas File System
7 31 (79.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 24 (61.54%) Finance
9 22 (56.41%) NetBackup
9 22 (56.41%) Symantec
10 21 (53.85%) Service Delivery
11 19 (48.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (46.15%) Problem Management
12 18 (46.15%) Brocade
12 18 (46.15%) Change Control
12 18 (46.15%) Change Management
12 18 (46.15%) NetApp
13 17 (43.59%) Legal
13 17 (43.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (41.03%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (38.46%) FTP
15 15 (38.46%) SSH
16 14 (35.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 14 (35.90%) Nagios
17 12 (30.77%) NFS

Enterprise Storage
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (92.31%) SAN
2 34 (87.18%) NAS
3 15 (38.46%) FTP
3 15 (38.46%) SSH
4 11 (28.21%) iSCSI
5 6 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.13%) HTTP
6 2 (5.13%) SSL
6 2 (5.13%) VPN
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.56%) Firewall
7 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (61.54%) Finance
2 17 (43.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Administrator
2 32 (82.05%) Storage Administrator
2 32 (82.05%) Unix Administrator
3 23 (58.97%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (56.41%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 22 (56.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 17 (43.59%) Solaris Administrator
6 9 (23.08%) SAN Administrator
6 9 (23.08%) SAN Storage Administrator
7 8 (20.51%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (5.13%) Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.13%) Storage Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.56%) Cloud Architect
10 1 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) Lead Architect
10 1 (2.56%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) REST
1 2 (5.13%) SAML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Replication
2 4 (10.26%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
3 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) CMDB
4 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (94.87%) Linux
1 37 (94.87%) Solaris
1 37 (94.87%) Unix
2 17 (43.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (17.95%) HPUX
4 4 (10.26%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (5.13%) Windows
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) High Availability
2 21 (53.85%) Service Delivery
3 18 (46.15%) Change Control
3 18 (46.15%) Change Management
3 18 (46.15%) Problem Management
4 16 (41.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
6 10 (25.64%) Capacity Management
7 4 (10.26%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (5.13%) ITIL
9 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.56%) DevOps
9 1 (2.56%) Microservices
9 1 (2.56%) Migration
9 1 (2.56%) MVC
9 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.56%) SOA
9 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Perl
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 32 (82.05%) Veritas File System
2 31 (79.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 12 (30.77%) NFS
4 11 (28.21%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
6 2 (5.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (5.13%) vSphere
7 1 (2.56%) Docker
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (2.56%) XenApp
7 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (56.41%) NetBackup
2 14 (35.90%) Nagios
2 14 (35.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 11 (28.21%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (10.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.56%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.56%) Puppet
5 1 (2.56%) SCCM
5 1 (2.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) Oracle
1 35 (89.74%) Red Hat
1 35 (89.74%) Veritas
2 33 (84.62%) Sun
3 22 (56.41%) Symantec
4 18 (46.15%) Brocade
4 18 (46.15%) NetApp
5 6 (15.38%) EMC
6 4 (10.26%) Nimble Storage
6 4 (10.26%) VMware
7 3 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (5.13%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.13%) Google
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco
9 1 (2.56%) Citrix
9 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.56%) Remedy