Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 816 839 798
Rank change year-on-year +23 -41 -37
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Storage 62 53 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.050% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.15% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 53
UK median daily rate £425 £330 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -22.35% +14.86%
10th Percentile £305 £294 £263
90th Percentile £505 £402 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £323 £344
% change year-on-year +31.58% -6.04% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £31.50 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +89.08% -90.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 £16.66
% change year-on-year - +89.08% -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 33353 35380 37024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.58% 33.29% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22051 23199 23416
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1201 1453
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +5.26% +1.60%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.21 £20.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year -1.41% +12.33% -0.05%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
England +57 58 £425 +13.33% 11
UK excluding London +61 50 £425 +31.58% 7
South East +40 30 £400 +1.27%
London +14 12 £453 +14.56% 6
North of England +52 7 £431 +34.77% 1
South West +20 7 £425 +30.77% 1
Yorkshire +30 5 £381 -2.24%
Scotland +10 4 £363 +13.28% 2
Midlands +37 2 £388 +19.23% 3
North West +20 2 £450 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +3 2 £388 +19.23% 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 40 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 38 (61.29%) SAN
3 37 (59.68%) NetApp
4 36 (58.06%) Windows
4 36 (58.06%) NetBackup
5 35 (56.45%) Linux
5 35 (56.45%) Unix
6 34 (54.84%) NAS
7 33 (53.23%) Brocade
7 33 (53.23%) Load Balancing
8 32 (51.61%) Veritas
9 31 (50.00%) Solaris
9 31 (50.00%) NFS
9 31 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
10 29 (46.77%) Red Hat
11 28 (45.16%) Veritas File System
11 28 (45.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 27 (43.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (43.55%) Performance Monitoring
12 27 (43.55%) Migration
13 26 (41.94%) Finance
14 25 (40.32%) VMware ESXi
15 24 (38.71%) Symantec
16 21 (33.87%) EMC
16 21 (33.87%) Legal
17 19 (30.65%) VMware
18 16 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
19 15 (24.19%) Norton AntiVirus
19 15 (24.19%) Cisco

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 5 (8.06%) SAS
2 4 (6.45%) IIS
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) IaaS
3 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (61.29%) SAN
2 34 (54.84%) NAS
3 31 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (9.68%) Firewall
5 5 (8.06%) FTP
5 5 (8.06%) SSH
5 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.06%) VoIP
6 4 (6.45%) DHCP
6 4 (6.45%) DNS
6 4 (6.45%) Ethernet
6 4 (6.45%) WAN
7 3 (4.84%) BGP
7 3 (4.84%) EIGRP
7 3 (4.84%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.84%) Kerberos
7 3 (4.84%) LAN
7 3 (4.84%) LDAP
7 3 (4.84%) Network Security
8 2 (3.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 21 (33.87%) Legal
3 3 (4.84%) Back Office
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) NetApp Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Administrator
2 15 (24.19%) Storage Administrator
3 9 (14.52%) Solaris Administrator
3 9 (14.52%) Storage Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (11.29%) Consultant
5 7 (11.29%) Solaris Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.68%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 3 (4.84%) Network Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Storage Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.84%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) Replication
3 3 (4.84%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.84%) NHS
3 3 (4.84%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.23%) Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) Derivative
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (58.06%) Windows
2 35 (56.45%) Linux
2 35 (56.45%) Unix
3 31 (50.00%) Solaris
4 27 (43.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.84%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (4.84%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.23%) CentOS
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) Load Balancing
2 27 (43.55%) Migration
2 27 (43.55%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (12.90%) High Availability
4 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (11.29%) Capacity Management
4 7 (11.29%) ITIL
5 5 (8.06%) DevOps
5 5 (8.06%) Service Management
6 4 (6.45%) Security Hardening
6 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.45%) Task Automation
7 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.84%) Data Centre Operations
7 3 (4.84%) Presales
7 3 (4.84%) Project Management
7 3 (4.84%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (3.23%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.23%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) SQL
2 10 (16.13%) Perl
3 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.06%) Python
5 4 (6.45%) Java
6 2 (3.23%) Korn
6 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (8.06%) MCSA
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.45%) CCNA
2 4 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (3.23%) MCSE
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (50.00%) NFS
2 28 (45.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 28 (45.16%) Veritas File System
3 25 (40.32%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
6 6 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (8.06%) Firmware
8 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
8 3 (4.84%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.61%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.61%) vSphere
9 1 (1.61%) Xen
9 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (58.06%) NetBackup
2 15 (24.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (12.90%) Puppet
4 7 (11.29%) Ansible
5 5 (8.06%) SnapMirror
5 5 (8.06%) SnapVault
5 5 (8.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (6.45%) SCOM
7 2 (3.23%) Nagios
7 2 (3.23%) Salt
7 2 (3.23%) SCCM
7 2 (3.23%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.61%) NetApp OnCommand
Vendors
1 40 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 37 (59.68%) NetApp
3 33 (53.23%) Brocade
4 32 (51.61%) Veritas
5 29 (46.77%) Red Hat
6 24 (38.71%) Symantec
7 21 (33.87%) EMC
8 19 (30.65%) VMware
9 15 (24.19%) Cisco
10 6 (9.68%) HP
10 6 (9.68%) Oracle
11 5 (8.06%) Hitachi
11 5 (8.06%) Sun
12 4 (6.45%) Remedy
13 3 (4.84%) Citrix
14 1 (1.61%) 3PAR
14 1 (1.61%) arcserve
14 1 (1.61%) CommVault
14 1 (1.61%) Neverfail
14 1 (1.61%) RedGate