Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Storage Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Storage Management over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Management
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 175 199
Rank change year-on-year -26 +24 -11
Contract jobs citing Storage Management 21 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.34% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.41% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 3
South West median daily rate £478 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% -0.06% +28.57%
10th Percentile £456 £407 £325
90th Percentile £508 £533 £515
England median daily rate £438 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.27 £15.69 £24.56
% change year-on-year +169.38% -36.12% -12.28%

Storage Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,464 4,348 4,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.68% 82.57% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,505 2,712 2,928
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £283 £253 £232
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 177 290
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -8.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.22 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.26 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.04% -2.07% +5.56%

Storage Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Storage Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Storage Management in the South West

Storage Management
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 Management in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Storage Management in the South West

Storage Management
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 Management in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Storage Management in the South West

Storage Management
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 Management within the South West region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Gloucestershire - 15 £480 - 1
Devon -5 2 £400 +100.00% 1
Somerset -4 1 - -
Bristol -12 1 - -
Storage Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Storage Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Storage Management.

1 17 (80.95%) NAS
2 16 (76.19%) Fibre Channel
3 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 14 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 14 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (61.90%) Windows
5 12 (57.14%) HP
5 12 (57.14%) EMC
5 12 (57.14%) Internet
5 12 (57.14%) NetApp
5 12 (57.14%) iSCSI
5 12 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (57.14%) Brocade
5 12 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (57.14%) HP Storage
6 11 (52.38%) DV Cleared
7 9 (42.86%) SNIA Certification
7 9 (42.86%) Veritas
7 9 (42.86%) Tivoli
8 8 (38.10%) Degree
9 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (23.81%) Converged Infrastructure
10 5 (23.81%) Server Management
10 5 (23.81%) SAN
11 4 (19.05%) VLAN
11 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
11 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
11 4 (19.05%) Fault Management

Storage Management
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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) NAS
2 16 (76.19%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (57.14%) Internet
3 12 (57.14%) iSCSI
4 5 (23.81%) SAN
5 4 (19.05%) DHCP
5 4 (19.05%) DNS
5 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
5 4 (19.05%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) NAS Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Core
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
1 2 (9.52%) JSON
1 2 (9.52%) JSON Schema
1 2 (9.52%) Swagger
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) XML
1 2 (9.52%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) HP Storage
2 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 14 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Converged Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (23.81%) Server Management
4 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (19.05%) Fault Management
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.52%) ITSM
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) DV Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) SNIA Certification
4 8 (38.10%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) CCNA
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Firmware
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (19.05%) XenApp
1 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (9.52%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Brocade
1 12 (57.14%) EMC
1 12 (57.14%) HP
1 12 (57.14%) NetApp
2 9 (42.86%) Veritas
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Atlassian