Period
to 26 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Storage in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Enterprise Storage over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 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.

Enterprise Storage
UK
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 822 780 768
Rank change year-on-year -42 -12 +14
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 68 67 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.074% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.22% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 68
UK median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £200 £319
90th Percentile £688 £508 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £385
% change year-on-year -1.88% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
UK median hourly rate - £16.28 £63.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -74.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.28 £63.00
% change year-on-year - -74.16% -

Enterprise Storage is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34,301 30,732 35,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.79% 33.75% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,478 19,939 23,185
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £637 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,074 1,079 1,184
UK median hourly rate £22.42 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -2.38% +16.80%
10th Percentile £11.77 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.96 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.40% -9.71% +20.00%

Enterprise Storage
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Enterprise Storage as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Storage in the UK

Enterprise Storage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Storage in the UK

Enterprise Storage
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Storage over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Storage in the UK

Enterprise Storage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Storage in the UK

Enterprise Storage
Top 11 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. 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
England -50 56 £463 +15.63% 20
UK excluding London -14 47 £393 -1.88% 10
South East -26 22 £419 -11.84% 3
London -48 20 £625 +69.49% 10
Scotland -24 11 £500 -
North of England -9 10 £355 -5.33% 3
North East - 10 £355 -
Midlands -8 2 £338 -3.57%
West Midlands -18 2 £338 -15.63%
South West +11 1 £450 - 4
East of England -7 1 £450 +125.00%

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Storage 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 with a requirement for Enterprise Storage.

1 43 (63.24%) EMC
2 40 (58.82%) SAN
3 25 (36.76%) NetApp
4 24 (35.29%) Fibre Channel
5 23 (33.82%) NAS
5 23 (33.82%) ITIL
6 22 (32.35%) Finance
7 21 (30.88%) Brocade
8 19 (27.94%) Migration
8 19 (27.94%) Security Cleared
9 17 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 17 (25.00%) VMware
10 16 (23.53%) Unix
10 16 (23.53%) Cisco
10 16 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (22.06%) Isilon
11 15 (22.06%) EMC VNX
11 15 (22.06%) Replication
12 14 (20.59%) Linux
12 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (19.12%) EMC VMAX
13 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
14 12 (17.65%) Virtual Environments
14 12 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (17.65%) OpenStack
14 12 (17.65%) NFS
15 11 (16.18%) Windows
15 11 (16.18%) Oracle
15 11 (16.18%) Solaris

Enterprise Storage
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.88%) SAS
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (58.82%) SAN
2 24 (35.29%) Fibre Channel
3 23 (33.82%) NAS
4 10 (14.71%) iSCSI
5 7 (10.29%) Firewall
6 5 (7.35%) Ethernet
6 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.88%) BGP
7 4 (5.88%) EIGRP
7 4 (5.88%) FTP
7 4 (5.88%) Network Security
7 4 (5.88%) SSH
7 4 (5.88%) VoIP
8 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.94%) LAN
8 2 (2.94%) WAN
9 1 (1.47%) DHCP
9 1 (1.47%) IPv4
9 1 (1.47%) IPv6
9 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.47%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (1.47%) MySQL
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Burp Suite
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Back Office
2 4 (5.88%) Legal
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Storage Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) EMC Engineer
2 11 (16.18%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Data Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Data Storage Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (7.35%) Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Storage Administrator
6 5 (7.35%) Storage Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.41%) NetBackup Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Solaris Administrator
9 2 (2.94%) Data Migration Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) JSP
1 1 (1.47%) LAMP
1 1 (1.47%) LDAP
1 1 (1.47%) SAML
1 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) EMC VNX
1 15 (22.06%) Replication
2 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
2 13 (19.12%) EMC VMAX
3 11 (16.18%) Celerra
4 10 (14.71%) Private Cloud
5 9 (13.24%) HP Storage
5 9 (13.24%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.47%) EMC Centera
7 1 (1.47%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Unix
2 14 (20.59%) Linux
3 12 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (16.18%) Solaris
4 11 (16.18%) Windows
5 4 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.94%) AIX
7 2 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.47%) CentOS
8 1 (1.47%) HPUX
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) ITIL
2 19 (27.94%) Migration
3 12 (17.65%) Virtual Environments
4 9 (13.24%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (13.24%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
5 7 (10.29%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (10.29%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (10.29%) High Availability
5 7 (10.29%) Load Balancing
5 7 (10.29%) Project Management
5 7 (10.29%) QMS
5 7 (10.29%) Quality Management
6 6 (8.82%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.35%) Change Management
8 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.88%) Disk Encryption
9 3 (4.41%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) Perl
3 4 (5.88%) AWK
3 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.88%) sed
4 2 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.47%) PHP
5 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (27.94%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) Degree
4 4 (5.88%) CCNA
4 4 (5.88%) CCNP
4 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.88%) HP ASE
4 4 (5.88%) HPE ATP
5 2 (2.94%) PMP
5 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.47%) EMC Certification
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.65%) NFS
3 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 8 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (8.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (5.88%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.47%) Ceph
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) NetBackup
2 7 (10.29%) Ansible
2 7 (10.29%) SnapMirror
2 7 (10.29%) SnapVault
3 4 (5.88%) Puppet
3 4 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.47%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (1.47%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (1.47%) Kibana
5 1 (1.47%) Nagios
5 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (63.24%) EMC
2 25 (36.76%) NetApp
3 21 (30.88%) Brocade
4 17 (25.00%) VMware
5 16 (23.53%) Cisco
6 15 (22.06%) Isilon
7 11 (16.18%) Oracle
7 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
8 10 (14.71%) 3PAR
8 10 (14.71%) HP
9 8 (11.76%) Dell
9 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 8 (11.76%) Sun
10 6 (8.82%) Veritas
11 2 (2.94%) Hitachi
12 1 (1.47%) Citrix
12 1 (1.47%) Dell Compellent
12 1 (1.47%) Scality
12 1 (1.47%) Sybase
12 1 (1.47%) Symantec