The median contractor rate for a Storage Administrator was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 620 602
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Administrator 7 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.063% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.066% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 25
Median daily rate £390 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% +13.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate - £380 £375
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Storage Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Storage Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 4 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 3 months to 27 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 -5 7 £390 +7.58% 2
London -8 6 £390 +30.00% 2
East of England -1 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Storage Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 31 (91.18%) SAN
2 30 (88.24%) Linux
3 28 (82.35%) Unix
4 27 (79.41%) Oracle
5 25 (73.53%) Solaris
5 25 (73.53%) Red Hat
6 22 (64.71%) NAS
6 22 (64.71%) Enterprise Storage
7 21 (61.76%) High Availability
7 21 (61.76%) Veritas File System
7 21 (61.76%) Veritas
7 21 (61.76%) Sun
8 20 (58.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 17 (50.00%) Finance
10 15 (44.12%) Symantec
10 15 (44.12%) NetBackup
11 14 (41.18%) NetApp
11 14 (41.18%) Brocade
12 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (35.29%) EMC
13 12 (35.29%) Service Delivery
14 11 (32.35%) Change Management
14 11 (32.35%) Legal
14 11 (32.35%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (32.35%) Change Control
14 11 (32.35%) Problem Management
14 11 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (29.41%) SSH
15 10 (29.41%) NFS
16 9 (26.47%) FTP

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 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (91.18%) SAN
2 22 (64.71%) NAS
3 10 (29.41%) SSH
4 9 (26.47%) FTP
5 8 (23.53%) iSCSI
6 3 (8.82%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.94%) DNS
7 1 (2.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (64.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (26.47%) EMC VNX
3 5 (14.71%) Replication
4 3 (8.82%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (5.88%) Clustering
5 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Linux
2 28 (82.35%) Unix
3 25 (73.53%) Solaris
4 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (11.76%) HPUX
7 3 (8.82%) AIX
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) High Availability
2 12 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 11 (32.35%) Change Control
3 11 (32.35%) Change Management
3 11 (32.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (32.35%) Problem Management
4 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
5 6 (17.65%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.94%) Regulatory Compliance
8 1 (2.94%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) EMC Certification
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) RHCE
3 1 (2.94%) EMCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Veritas File System
2 20 (58.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 10 (29.41%) NFS
4 8 (23.53%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (14.71%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
7 2 (5.88%) SRDF
7 2 (5.88%) vSphere
8 1 (2.94%) PowerHA
8 1 (2.94%) vCloud
8 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) NetBackup
2 9 (26.47%) Nagios
2 9 (26.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 8 (23.53%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Simpana
5 3 (8.82%) SnapMirror
5 3 (8.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (5.88%) EMC TimeFinder
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp OnCommand
6 2 (5.88%) SnapVault
6 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.94%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Oracle
2 25 (73.53%) Red Hat
3 21 (61.76%) Sun
3 21 (61.76%) Veritas
4 15 (44.12%) Symantec
5 14 (41.18%) Brocade
5 14 (41.18%) NetApp
6 12 (35.29%) EMC
7 4 (11.76%) VMware
8 3 (8.82%) 3PAR
8 3 (8.82%) IBM
8 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.82%) SAP
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco
9 2 (5.88%) F5
9 2 (5.88%) HP
10 1 (2.94%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.94%) Remedy
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