The median contractor rate for a Storage Systems Administrator was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Storage System Administrator
England / South East
Rank 230 246 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Systems Administrator 15 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Median daily rate £475 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £310 -
% change year-on-year +42.74% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7381 8760 9210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4170 5353 4928
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 377 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Storage Systems Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Storage Systems Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Storage Systems Administrator in the South East

Storage Systems Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Storage Systems Administrator in the South East

Storage Systems Administrator
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 Storage Systems Administrator within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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 +7 15 £475 +53.22%
Storage Systems Administrator
England

Storage Systems Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Storage Systems Administrator 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 South East region featuring Storage Systems Administrator in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Unix
1 22 (100.00%) Solaris
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
1 22 (100.00%) SAN
1 22 (100.00%) Veritas
1 22 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 22 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 21 (95.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 21 (95.45%) High Availability
2 21 (95.45%) NAS
2 21 (95.45%) Red Hat
2 21 (95.45%) Sun
2 21 (95.45%) Oracle
3 20 (90.91%) Symantec
3 20 (90.91%) NetBackup
4 18 (81.82%) Service Delivery
4 18 (81.82%) Change Management
4 18 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (81.82%) Problem Management
4 18 (81.82%) Change Control
5 17 (77.27%) Finance
5 17 (77.27%) Legal
6 4 (18.18%) Brocade
6 4 (18.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (18.18%) Nagios
6 4 (18.18%) NetApp
6 4 (18.18%) FTP
6 4 (18.18%) SSH
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Storage Systems Administrator Skill Set
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 1 (4.55%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) SAN
2 21 (95.45%) NAS
3 4 (18.18%) FTP
3 4 (18.18%) SSH
4 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
1 17 (77.27%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 22 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (13.64%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
1 22 (100.00%) Solaris
1 22 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) High Availability
2 18 (81.82%) Change Control
2 18 (81.82%) Change Management
2 18 (81.82%) Problem Management
2 18 (81.82%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Perl
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) Veritas File System
2 21 (95.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (13.64%) NFS
3 3 (13.64%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (90.91%) NetBackup
2 4 (18.18%) Nagios
2 4 (18.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (13.64%) EMC Navisphere
3 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Veritas
2 21 (95.45%) Oracle
2 21 (95.45%) Red Hat
2 21 (95.45%) Sun
3 20 (90.91%) Symantec
4 4 (18.18%) Brocade
4 4 (18.18%) NetApp
5 3 (13.64%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Nimble Storage