Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 223 211 194
Rank change year-on-year -12 -17 -2
Contract jobs citing Storage Management 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.095% 0.073% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.085% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
South West median daily rate £180 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.00% -11.01% -5.37%
10th Percentile £169 £400 £370
90th Percentile £372 £400 £620
England median daily rate £425 £425 £439
% change year-on-year - -3.13% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.56 £42.27 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.42% +40.88% +9.59%

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 5,413 4,709 4,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.30% 85.39% 84.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,377 2,927 2,904
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £269 £250
90th Percentile £625 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 222 191
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +3.80% +5.33%
10th Percentile £13.66 £12.30 £12.79
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.68 £21.15 £24.00
% change year-on-year +16.71% -11.90% +2.13%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Storage Management in the South West over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 August 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
Devon -6 4 £180 -55.00% 2
Bristol +11 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £475 -
Storage Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (83.33%) Server Management
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (50.00%) Task Automation
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Go
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) SNIA Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Brocade
5 1 (16.67%) SCVMM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) NAS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Server Management
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (50.00%) Task Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Go
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SNIA Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas