Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Storage Administrator was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

Storage Administrator
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 833 846
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 -65
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 32 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.046% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.048% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 23
UK median daily rate £375 £380 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +16.03% -17.23%
10th Percentile £263 £322 £270
90th Percentile £488 £471 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +1.97% +8.57% -13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Storage Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Storage Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Storage Administrator in the UK

Storage Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Storage Administrator in the UK

Storage Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Storage Administrator over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Storage Administrator in the UK

Storage Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Storage Administrator in the UK

Storage Administrator
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Administrator within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +1 32 £375 -1.32% 3
UK excluding London +9 23 £388 +1.97% 1
South East -9 19 £400 +5.26% 1
London -26 9 £325 -10.96% 2
North of England +55 4 £300 -21.05%
Yorkshire +24 2 £300 -29.41%
North West +24 2 - -

Storage Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Storage Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Storage Administrator in the job title.

1 26 (81.25%) NetApp
2 21 (65.63%) Unix
3 20 (62.50%) Solaris
4 19 (59.38%) SAN
5 18 (56.25%) Linux
6 16 (50.00%) Veritas
7 15 (46.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 14 (43.75%) Red Hat
8 14 (43.75%) NFS
8 14 (43.75%) Brocade
9 13 (40.63%) NetBackup
9 13 (40.63%) Fibre Channel
10 12 (37.50%) Veritas File System
10 12 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 12 (37.50%) NAS
10 12 (37.50%) Windows
10 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
11 11 (34.38%) Load Balancing
11 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (34.38%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (34.38%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (31.25%) Finance
13 9 (28.13%) Sun
14 8 (25.00%) EMC
14 8 (25.00%) Symantec
14 8 (25.00%) Oracle
14 8 (25.00%) Migration
15 7 (21.88%) SnapMirror
15 7 (21.88%) SnapVault
15 7 (21.88%) Legal

Storage Administrator Skill Set
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 3 (9.38%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) SAN
2 13 (40.63%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (37.50%) NAS
4 5 (15.63%) FTP
4 5 (15.63%) SSH
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Legal
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Unix
2 20 (62.50%) Solaris
3 18 (56.25%) Linux
4 12 (37.50%) Windows
5 11 (34.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Load Balancing
1 11 (34.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (25.00%) Migration
3 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (15.63%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) People Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Perl
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (3.13%) EMCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) NFS
2 12 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (37.50%) Veritas File System
3 11 (34.38%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.13%) SRDF
6 1 (3.13%) vCloud
6 1 (3.13%) XenApp
6 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) NetBackup
2 7 (21.88%) SnapMirror
2 7 (21.88%) SnapVault
3 5 (15.63%) Ansible
3 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (15.63%) Puppet
3 5 (15.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (9.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (6.25%) NetApp OnCommand
6 1 (3.13%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (3.13%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (3.13%) SCOM
6 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) NetApp
2 16 (50.00%) Veritas
3 14 (43.75%) Brocade
3 14 (43.75%) Red Hat
4 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) Sun
6 8 (25.00%) EMC
6 8 (25.00%) Oracle
6 8 (25.00%) Symantec
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco
7 3 (9.38%) IBM
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) Veeam
8 2 (6.25%) VMware
9 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.13%) Dell
9 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
9 1 (3.13%) Hitachi
9 1 (3.13%) Remedy
9 1 (3.13%) SAP