Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Storage Engineer was £437 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 November 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 > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 204 211
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 8 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.053% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.056% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
South West median daily rate £437 - £250
England median daily rate £351 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -6.53% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £27.50
England median hourly rate - £27.38 £26.50
% change year-on-year - +3.30% -15.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5335 5385 6287
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 94.92% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3341 3503 4096
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £210 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 342 397
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £46.05
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Storage Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Storage Engineer in the South West

Storage Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Storage Engineer in the South West

Storage Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Storage Engineer in the South West

Storage Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Wiltshire - 6 £437 - 1
Gloucestershire +20 1 - -
Bristol -8 1 - - 1
Storage Engineer
England

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 South West region featuring Storage Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Brocade
3 4 (50.00%) Hitachi
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (12.50%) Firmware
6 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) Remedy
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Security Hardening
2 1 (12.50%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) Brocade
3 4 (50.00%) Hitachi
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas
5 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Isilon
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) Remedy
6 1 (12.50%) SevOne