Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 811 829 787
Rank change year-on-year +18 -42 -5
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 67 65 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.061% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 55
UK median daily rate £428 £323 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.63% -21.70% +17.86%
10th Percentile £321 £175 £255
90th Percentile £539 £428 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £320 £328
% change year-on-year +32.81% -2.29% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £22.00 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.05% -90.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.00 £16.66
% change year-on-year - +32.05% -90.48%

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 34549 35124 37370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.61% 33.14% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22925 23050 23744
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 1204 1476
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £20.92 £19.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.04% +8.82% +6.78%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.12 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.19% +10.53% +8.57%

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 17 November 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 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 17 November 2017. 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 +35 57 £425 +32.81% 5
England +12 56 £425 +32.40% 9
South East +18 30 £400 +3.90% 4
Scotland 0 11 £432 -4.04%
London -7 10 £465 +20.00% 4
North of England +41 8 £431 +39.11%
Yorkshire +25 6 £381 +117.86%
South West +7 6 £425 -
Midlands +28 2 £388 +19.23% 1
North West +21 2 £450 +12.50%
East Midlands +3 2 £388 +19.23%

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 39 (58.21%) NetApp
2 38 (56.72%) SAN
3 37 (55.22%) Unix
3 37 (55.22%) Microsoft
3 37 (55.22%) NetBackup
4 36 (53.73%) Linux
5 35 (52.24%) Brocade
5 35 (52.24%) NAS
6 34 (50.75%) Load Balancing
7 33 (49.25%) NFS
7 33 (49.25%) Veritas
7 33 (49.25%) Fibre Channel
8 32 (47.76%) Windows
8 32 (47.76%) Solaris
9 29 (43.28%) Finance
9 29 (43.28%) Veritas File System
9 29 (43.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 28 (41.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (41.79%) Performance Monitoring
10 28 (41.79%) Migration
10 28 (41.79%) Red Hat
11 25 (37.31%) Symantec
11 25 (37.31%) VMware ESXi
12 22 (32.84%) EMC
13 21 (31.34%) Legal
14 20 (29.85%) VMware
15 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (23.88%) Cisco
17 15 (22.39%) Norton AntiVirus
18 14 (20.90%) ITIL

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 (8.96%) SAS
2 3 (4.48%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (56.72%) SAN
2 35 (52.24%) NAS
3 33 (49.25%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (16.42%) WAN
5 10 (14.93%) LAN
6 7 (10.45%) IP Telephony
7 6 (8.96%) Firewall
7 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.46%) Ethernet
8 5 (7.46%) FTP
8 5 (7.46%) SSH
8 5 (7.46%) VoIP
9 4 (5.97%) DHCP
9 4 (5.97%) DNS
9 4 (5.97%) iSCSI
10 3 (4.48%) BGP
10 3 (4.48%) EIGRP
10 3 (4.48%) Kerberos
10 3 (4.48%) Network Security
10 3 (4.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (43.28%) Finance
2 21 (31.34%) Legal
3 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Back Office
5 2 (2.99%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) NetApp Engineer
2 16 (23.88%) Administrator
3 15 (22.39%) Storage Administrator
4 9 (13.43%) Solaris Administrator
4 9 (13.43%) Storage Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Unix Administrator
5 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
6 7 (10.45%) Solaris Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.45%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.96%) Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 3 (4.48%) Network Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.96%) Replication
2 2 (2.99%) Clustering
2 2 (2.99%) Derivative
2 2 (2.99%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (55.22%) Unix
2 36 (53.73%) Linux
3 32 (47.76%) Solaris
3 32 (47.76%) Windows
4 28 (41.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.48%) CentOS
5 3 (4.48%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (4.48%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Load Balancing
2 28 (41.79%) Migration
2 28 (41.79%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (20.90%) ITIL
4 9 (13.43%) PRINCE2
5 8 (11.94%) High Availability
6 7 (10.45%) Capacity Management
6 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (10.45%) Project Management
7 5 (7.46%) DevOps
7 5 (7.46%) Service Management
8 4 (5.97%) Security Hardening
8 4 (5.97%) Task Automation
9 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.48%) Data Centre Operations
9 3 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (4.48%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.99%) BCP
10 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) Perl
2 9 (13.43%) SQL
3 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.96%) Python
5 5 (7.46%) Java
6 3 (4.48%) Korn
7 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
1 7 (10.45%) PMP
2 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.97%) CCNA
3 4 (5.97%) CCNP
4 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) MCSA
5 2 (2.99%) MCSE
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (49.25%) NFS
2 29 (43.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 29 (43.28%) Veritas File System
3 25 (37.31%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
6 6 (8.96%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (7.46%) Firmware
8 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
8 3 (4.48%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.49%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.49%) vSphere
9 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (55.22%) NetBackup
2 15 (22.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (10.45%) Ansible
3 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.45%) Puppet
4 5 (7.46%) SnapMirror
4 5 (7.46%) SnapVault
4 5 (7.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (4.48%) Nagios
6 2 (2.99%) Salt
6 2 (2.99%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.49%) NetApp OnCommand
7 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (58.21%) NetApp
2 37 (55.22%) Microsoft
3 35 (52.24%) Brocade
4 33 (49.25%) Veritas
5 28 (41.79%) Red Hat
6 25 (37.31%) Symantec
7 22 (32.84%) EMC
8 20 (29.85%) VMware
9 16 (23.88%) Cisco
10 6 (8.96%) HP
11 5 (7.46%) Hitachi
11 5 (7.46%) Oracle
11 5 (7.46%) Sun
12 4 (5.97%) Remedy
13 3 (4.48%) Citrix
14 2 (2.99%) CommVault
15 1 (1.49%) 3PAR
15 1 (1.49%) Neverfail
15 1 (1.49%) RedGate