Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 811 802 784
Rank change year-on-year -9 -18 -42
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 64 60 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.062% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 57
UK median daily rate £425 £360 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -12.73% +17.86%
10th Percentile £324 £175 £250
90th Percentile £534 £484 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 £328
% change year-on-year +25.00% +3.82% -6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
UK median hourly rate - £22.00 £39.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.77% -77.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.00 £39.83
% change year-on-year - -44.77% -77.24%

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 33,627 31,582 35,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.54% 32.70% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,547 20,578 22,318
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £238
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £377
% change year-on-year +1.72% +4.45% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 958 1,111 1,401
UK median hourly rate £21.74 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.05% +2.50% +13.64%
10th Percentile £11.31 £11.32 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.24 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.20% - +14.29%

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 16 January 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 12 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 16 January 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
UK excluding London +13 58 £425 +25.00% 16
England -19 46 £425 +21.43% 23
South East -18 22 £400 -8.57% 3
Scotland 0 18 £432 +1.60% 1
North of England +22 8 £431 +146.43% 6
Yorkshire +15 6 £381 +117.86% 1
South West +14 6 £437 -
London -42 6 £575 +58.62% 8
Midlands - 4 £338 - 5
North West +13 2 £450 - 4
West Midlands - 2 £338 - 4
East Midlands - 2 £388 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 32 (50.00%) SAN
2 29 (45.31%) NetApp
2 29 (45.31%) Unix
3 28 (43.75%) Linux
3 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 27 (42.19%) NetBackup
4 27 (42.19%) Brocade
4 27 (42.19%) Load Balancing
5 26 (40.63%) NAS
5 26 (40.63%) Veritas
6 24 (37.50%) Windows
7 23 (35.94%) Solaris
7 23 (35.94%) NFS
7 23 (35.94%) Finance
7 23 (35.94%) Fibre Channel
8 22 (34.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 22 (34.38%) Red Hat
9 21 (32.81%) Migration
9 21 (32.81%) Veritas File System
10 20 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (26.56%) Symantec
11 17 (26.56%) VMware
11 17 (26.56%) EMC
11 17 (26.56%) ITIL
11 17 (26.56%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (23.44%) Cisco
13 14 (21.88%) WAN
13 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (20.31%) LAN

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 6 (9.38%) SAS
2 3 (4.69%) IIS
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.13%) Office 365
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.00%) SAN
2 26 (40.63%) NAS
3 23 (35.94%) Fibre Channel
4 14 (21.88%) WAN
5 13 (20.31%) LAN
6 10 (15.63%) IP Telephony
7 8 (12.50%) Firewall
8 6 (9.38%) Ethernet
8 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
8 6 (9.38%) VoIP
9 5 (7.81%) FTP
9 5 (7.81%) SSH
10 4 (6.25%) BGP
10 4 (6.25%) EIGRP
10 4 (6.25%) Network Security
11 3 (4.69%) DHCP
11 3 (4.69%) DNS
11 3 (4.69%) Kerberos
12 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
12 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (35.94%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Legal
3 12 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.25%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Administrator
2 16 (25.00%) NetApp Engineer
3 15 (23.44%) Storage Administrator
4 12 (18.75%) Project Manager
5 10 (15.63%) Unix Administrator
6 9 (14.06%) Solaris Administrator
6 9 (14.06%) Storage Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (10.94%) Solaris Engineer
8 7 (10.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 6 (9.38%) Consultant
9 6 (9.38%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 5 (7.81%) Architect
10 5 (7.81%) Senior Manager
10 5 (7.81%) Senior Project Manager
11 3 (4.69%) Cisco Consultant
11 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 3 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Storage Consultant
11 3 (4.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) JSP
1 1 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 4 (6.25%) Replication
2 2 (3.13%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.56%) Celerra
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) EMC Centera
3 1 (1.56%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (1.56%) EMC VNXe
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (45.31%) Unix
2 28 (43.75%) Linux
3 24 (37.50%) Windows
4 23 (35.94%) Solaris
5 20 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.13%) CentOS
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.56%) AIX
8 1 (1.56%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.56%) HPUX
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Load Balancing
2 21 (32.81%) Migration
3 20 (31.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 17 (26.56%) ITIL
5 13 (20.31%) PRINCE2
6 8 (12.50%) High Availability
6 8 (12.50%) Project Management
7 6 (9.38%) Capacity Management
7 6 (9.38%) Service Management
8 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.25%) Change Management
9 4 (6.25%) Security Hardening
9 4 (6.25%) Task Automation
10 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.69%) DevOps
10 3 (4.69%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.13%) Identity Management
11 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (3.13%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) Perl
2 9 (14.06%) SQL
3 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.25%) Python
5 3 (4.69%) Java
6 1 (1.56%) Korn
6 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) PMP
2 9 (14.06%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (7.81%) CCNA
4 5 (7.81%) CCNP
5 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) MCSA
6 2 (3.13%) MCSE
6 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.56%) EMC Certification
7 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (35.94%) NFS
2 22 (34.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 21 (32.81%) Veritas File System
4 17 (26.56%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
7 7 (10.94%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (7.81%) Firmware
9 3 (4.69%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.56%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.56%) vSphere
10 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (42.19%) NetBackup
2 7 (10.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (9.38%) Puppet
4 5 (7.81%) Ansible
4 5 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.81%) SnapMirror
4 5 (7.81%) SnapVault
4 5 (7.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.56%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (1.56%) Nagios
5 1 (1.56%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.56%) SCCM
5 1 (1.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (45.31%) NetApp
2 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 27 (42.19%) Brocade
4 26 (40.63%) Veritas
5 22 (34.38%) Red Hat
6 17 (26.56%) EMC
6 17 (26.56%) Symantec
6 17 (26.56%) VMware
7 15 (23.44%) Cisco
8 7 (10.94%) Oracle
9 6 (9.38%) HP
10 5 (7.81%) Hitachi
10 5 (7.81%) Sun
11 4 (6.25%) Remedy
12 3 (4.69%) Citrix
13 2 (3.13%) CommVault
14 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
14 1 (1.56%) Dell
14 1 (1.56%) Isilon
14 1 (1.56%) RedGate