The median contractor rate for a Storage Consultant was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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 Consultant
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 617 619
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Consultant 8 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.050% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.053% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 18
Median daily rate £385 £415 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.22% -3.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £502 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £380 £430
% change year-on-year +0.65% -11.62%  
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 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
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 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £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 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Storage Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Storage Consultant in the UK

Storage Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Storage Consultant in the UK

Storage Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Storage Consultant over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Storage Consultant in the UK

Storage Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Storage Consultant in the UK

Storage Consultant
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 Storage Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +32 5 £385 -7.22%
South East +28 3 £475 +25.00%
Hampshire +16 2 £488 +28.28%
Scotland +45 1 £415 -
Berkshire +21 1 £350 +6.87%
London +6 1 £385 -7.22%
Glasgow - 1 £415 -
Wales - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £300 -
Reading - 1 £350 -
Birmingham - 1 £300 -

Storage Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Storage Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (38.89%) Unix
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) SAN
3 5 (27.78%) NetApp
4 4 (22.22%) Flash
4 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 3 (16.67%) AIX
5 3 (16.67%) Dell
5 3 (16.67%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) Veritas
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (16.67%) VSAN
6 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (11.11%) Hitachi
6 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Regular Expression
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
6 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.11%) Telnet

Storage Consultant 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) VSAN
3 2 (11.11%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) SSH
3 2 (11.11%) Telnet
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Flash
2 2 (11.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Unix
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Presales
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) vCloud
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) NetApp
3 3 (16.67%) Dell
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas
4 2 (11.11%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Sun