The median contractor rate for a Storage Consultant was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 607 585
Rank change year-on-year +34 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Consultant 10 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.062% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.065% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 22
Median daily rate £513 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £315 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £410 £450
% change year-on-year +28.04% -8.88%  
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 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Consultant.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Storage Consultant in the UK

Storage Consultant
Top 10 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 27 March 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 +39 10 £513 +28.12%
London +30 6 £481 +42.59%
South East +11 4 £525 +16.66%
West Sussex - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £531 -
Horsham - 2 - -
Berkshire +29 1 £525 +31.25%
Hampshire +13 1 - -
Reading - 1 £525 -
Farnborough - 1 - -

Storage Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) EMC
3 9 (37.50%) NetApp
4 8 (33.33%) SAN
4 8 (33.33%) Unix
4 8 (33.33%) EMC VNX
5 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) IBM
6 6 (25.00%) Migration
7 5 (20.83%) AIX
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Flash
8 4 (16.67%) HP
8 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 3 (12.50%) VSAN
9 3 (12.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 3 (12.50%) vSphere
9 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (12.50%) Juniper
9 3 (12.50%) Solaris

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) iPlanet
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (12.50%) VSAN
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) FTP
3 2 (8.33%) NAS
3 2 (8.33%) SSH
3 2 (8.33%) Telnet
4 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Flash
2 2 (8.33%) Regular Expression
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.50%) CLARiiON
3 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (12.50%) Symmetrix
3 3 (12.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (20.83%) AIX
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Solaris
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (8.33%) Change Control
2 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.17%) Presales
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) Simpana
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) EMC
3 9 (37.50%) NetApp
4 7 (29.17%) Cisco
4 7 (29.17%) IBM
5 4 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) Juniper
7 2 (8.33%) Isilon
7 2 (8.33%) Sun
8 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.17%) BEA
8 1 (4.17%) CA
8 1 (4.17%) Citrix
8 1 (4.17%) CommVault
8 1 (4.17%) F5
8 1 (4.17%) Google
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) Veritas