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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 596 588
Rank change year-on-year +27 -8  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 18 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.11% 0.086%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 27 23
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £394
% change year-on-year +6.66% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.28 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.29% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year -60.29% -  

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15365 17649 17726
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.20% 33.26% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9982 11571 11114
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 579 649
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £46.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Enterprise Storage
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Enterprise Storage as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 16 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 3 months to 25 June 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
England +14 16 £425 +11.11% 13
London -6 7 £375 -2.59% 6
South East +38 5 - - 3
Surrey +3 5 - - 1
Epsom - 5 - - 1
South West +3 2 - -
Wales - 2 £350 -
Bristol - 2 - -
West Midlands +23 1 £400 - 1
City of London +3 1 - - 2
Welwyn - 1 £550 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 £550 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Storage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Enterprise Storage.

1 50 (74.63%) SAN
2 44 (65.67%) Linux
3 42 (62.69%) Unix
4 40 (59.70%) NAS
5 39 (58.21%) Solaris
6 35 (52.24%) NetBackup
7 32 (47.76%) VMware
7 32 (47.76%) Red Hat
8 30 (44.78%) NetApp
8 30 (44.78%) Windows
9 29 (43.28%) Veritas
9 29 (43.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (40.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 27 (40.30%) Oracle
11 25 (37.31%) Disaster Recovery
11 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
11 25 (37.31%) Veritas File System
11 25 (37.31%) High Availability
12 23 (34.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
13 22 (32.84%) Finance
14 21 (31.34%) Sun
14 21 (31.34%) EMC
15 20 (29.85%) NFS
15 20 (29.85%) Nagios
15 20 (29.85%) Symantec
16 17 (25.37%) Perl
16 17 (25.37%) PowerShell
16 17 (25.37%) Brocade
17 16 (23.88%) DNS

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 4 (5.97%) Apache
1 4 (5.97%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) IBM Notes
2 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.96%) IaaS
4 5 (7.46%) Office 365
5 4 (5.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.99%) PaaS
6 2 (2.99%) SaaS
7 1 (1.49%) Dropbox
7 1 (1.49%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 50 (74.63%) SAN
2 40 (59.70%) NAS
3 16 (23.88%) DNS
4 15 (22.39%) Fibre Channel
4 15 (22.39%) iSCSI
5 14 (20.90%) DHCP
6 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
7 10 (14.93%) SMTP
8 9 (13.43%) FTP
8 9 (13.43%) SSH
9 8 (11.94%) LDAP
10 5 (7.46%) LAN
10 5 (7.46%) WAN
11 4 (5.97%) VPN
12 3 (4.48%) NetScaler
12 3 (4.48%) Unified Communications
13 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (2.99%) FCoE
13 2 (2.99%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (5.97%) InterSystems Cache
2 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.99%) Big Data
3 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.99%) QlikView
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.99%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 16 (23.88%) Legal
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Administrator
2 25 (37.31%) Unix Administrator
3 22 (32.84%) Storage Administrator
4 18 (26.87%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (26.87%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 16 (23.88%) Analyst
6 15 (22.39%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 11 (16.42%) Solaris Administrator
8 10 (14.93%) Unix Analyst
9 7 (10.45%) SAN Administrator
9 7 (10.45%) SAN Storage Administrator
9 7 (10.45%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 7 (10.45%) Support Analyst
10 6 (8.96%) Architect
10 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (7.46%) NetApp Engineer
11 5 (7.46%) Unix Support
12 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (5.97%) Linux Administrator
12 4 (5.97%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Java SE
2 2 (2.99%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (2.99%) REST
2 2 (2.99%) SAML
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Data Centre
2 13 (19.40%) Replication
3 10 (14.93%) Clustering
4 8 (11.94%) EMC VNX
4 8 (11.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
4 8 (11.94%) Private Cloud
5 6 (8.96%) Derivative
6 4 (5.97%) Public Cloud
7 3 (4.48%) NHS
8 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.99%) PKI
9 1 (1.49%) CMDB
9 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.49%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (65.67%) Linux
2 42 (62.69%) Unix
3 39 (58.21%) Solaris
4 30 (44.78%) Windows
5 29 (43.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (16.42%) CentOS
7 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
8 7 (10.45%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (5.97%) HPUX
10 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Disaster Recovery
1 25 (37.31%) High Availability
2 14 (20.90%) Service Delivery
3 13 (19.40%) Change Control
3 13 (19.40%) Load Balancing
4 12 (17.91%) Migration
5 11 (16.42%) Change Management
5 11 (16.42%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (16.42%) Problem Management
6 9 (13.43%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.94%) DevOps
7 8 (11.94%) Proactive Monitoring
8 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.96%) Capacity Management
9 6 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (8.96%) ITIL
9 6 (8.96%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (7.46%) Data Centre Operations
10 5 (7.46%) Security Patching
10 5 (7.46%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) Perl
1 17 (25.37%) PowerShell
2 12 (17.91%) Python
3 11 (16.42%) Bash Shell
4 9 (13.43%) Korn
4 9 (13.43%) SQL
5 6 (8.96%) Java
5 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.99%) Ruby
7 1 (1.49%) C#
7 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.97%) MCSA
2 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.99%) MCSE
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
4 1 (1.49%) CCNP
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.49%) EMC Certification
4 1 (1.49%) NCSA
4 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 27 (40.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 25 (37.31%) Veritas File System
3 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
3 23 (34.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (29.85%) NFS
5 15 (22.39%) Hyper-V
6 12 (17.91%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (10.45%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (5.97%) vSphere
9 3 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (4.48%) XenApp
10 2 (2.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.99%) SRDF
10 2 (2.99%) Xen
11 1 (1.49%) Docker
11 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (1.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (52.24%) NetBackup
2 20 (29.85%) Nagios
3 9 (13.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (13.43%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (13.43%) Puppet
3 9 (13.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (11.94%) EMC Navisphere
5 6 (8.96%) Ansible
5 6 (8.96%) Salt
5 6 (8.96%) SCOM
5 6 (8.96%) vCenter Server
6 5 (7.46%) SCCM
7 4 (5.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (2.99%) EMC VPLEX
8 2 (2.99%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.99%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.49%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.49%) vMotion
Vendors
1 32 (47.76%) Red Hat
1 32 (47.76%) VMware
2 30 (44.78%) NetApp
3 29 (43.28%) Veritas
4 27 (40.30%) Oracle
5 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
6 21 (31.34%) EMC
6 21 (31.34%) Sun
7 20 (29.85%) Symantec
8 17 (25.37%) Brocade
9 13 (19.40%) Cisco
10 7 (10.45%) Citrix
11 5 (7.46%) CommVault
11 5 (7.46%) HP
12 3 (4.48%) Dell
12 3 (4.48%) Google
12 3 (4.48%) Lotus
13 2 (2.99%) arcserve
13 2 (2.99%) Hitachi
13 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
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