The median contractor rate for a Storage Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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 Engineer
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 554 549
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 53 98 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 65 43
Median daily rate £350 £356 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.68% -5.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £238 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £380
% change year-on-year -1.53% -14.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £39.75 £52.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.75 £52.19
% change year-on-year - -23.83%  

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 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
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 1353 1495 2037
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 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Storage Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Storage Engineer in the UK

Storage Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Storage Engineer in the UK

Storage Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Storage Engineer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Storage Engineer in the UK

Storage Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Storage Engineer in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +6 44 £350 -1.68% 7
London -8 16 £425 +11.47% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +56 7 £310 - 2
Tyne and Wear +52 7 £310 - 2
North East +43 7 £310 - 2
Yorkshire +27 6 £350 -17.64% 1
South West +3 5 - -
Scotland +35 4 £293 -19.86%
Edinburgh +14 4 £293 -
South Wales -2 4 £250 -39.39%
Wales -3 4 £250 -39.39%
South Yorkshire - 4 £325 -
West Midlands +24 3 £300 -20.00%
Cardiff - 3 - -
South East +27 2 £550 +44.73% 2
North West +26 2 - -
East of England - 2 £381 -
Dorset - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £356 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Preston - 2 - -
Doncaster - 2 £325 -
Birmingham +15 1 - -
Cheltenham +7 1 - -
Gloucestershire +6 1 - -
Wiltshire +5 1 - -
Hampshire -1 1 £550 +41.02%
Bristol -6 1 - -
City of London -6 1 £600 +62.71% 1

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Storage Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (49.41%) Windows
2 40 (47.06%) NetApp
3 37 (43.53%) SAN
4 35 (41.18%) EMC
5 28 (32.94%) VMware
6 27 (31.76%) Cisco
6 27 (31.76%) Linux
7 26 (30.59%) HP
8 22 (25.88%) Finance
9 21 (24.71%) Brocade
10 20 (23.53%) NetBackup
11 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
12 17 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 16 (18.82%) Windows Server
13 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
14 15 (17.65%) NAS
15 14 (16.47%) 3PAR
15 14 (16.47%) IBM
15 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
15 14 (16.47%) Solaris
15 14 (16.47%) Migration
16 13 (15.29%) Symantec
16 13 (15.29%) Fibre Channel
17 12 (14.12%) Unix
18 11 (12.94%) ITIL
18 11 (12.94%) SQL
18 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
19 10 (11.76%) Veritas
19 10 (11.76%) Red Hat

Storage Engineer 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 2 (2.35%) IIS
1 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.18%) JBoss
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.18%) Odoo
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Dropbox
2 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.18%) Google Drive
2 1 (1.18%) IaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) PaaS
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (43.53%) SAN
2 15 (17.65%) NAS
3 13 (15.29%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (9.41%) Firewall
5 7 (8.24%) DNS
6 6 (7.06%) DHCP
6 6 (7.06%) WAN
7 5 (5.88%) LDAP
8 4 (4.71%) LAN
9 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.35%) Network Security
9 2 (2.35%) VLAN
9 2 (2.35%) VoIP
9 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.18%) BGP
10 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.18%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.18%) MPLS
10 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.18%) ObjectStore
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
2 5 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.53%) Back Office
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) COM
2 1 (1.18%) Flash
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.41%) EMC VNX
3 4 (4.71%) CLARiiON
3 4 (4.71%) CMDB
3 4 (4.71%) HP Storage
3 4 (4.71%) Replication
4 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) Clustering
4 3 (3.53%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (3.53%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.35%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (1.18%) AS400
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) iSeries
6 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (49.41%) Windows
2 27 (31.76%) Linux
3 16 (18.82%) Windows Server
4 14 (16.47%) Solaris
5 12 (14.12%) Unix
6 9 (10.59%) AIX
6 9 (10.59%) Data ONTAP
7 8 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.35%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.18%) SUSE
12 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) Migration
2 11 (12.94%) ITIL
3 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
3 8 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (8.24%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.71%) High Availability
7 4 (4.71%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.53%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (3.53%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.35%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.35%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.35%) Network Design
9 2 (2.35%) Project Management
9 2 (2.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.35%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (2.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) SQL
2 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.18%) C
5 1 (1.18%) Java
5 1 (1.18%) Perl
5 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.71%) MCSE
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.35%) Degree
6 2 (2.35%) NCDA
6 2 (2.35%) NCIE
6 2 (2.35%) NCSA
7 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.18%) CCIE
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.18%) EMC Certification
7 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.18%) MCSA
7 1 (1.18%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.59%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (7.06%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.06%) NFS
4 6 (7.06%) XenApp
5 4 (4.71%) vSphere
6 3 (3.53%) GPFS
6 3 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.53%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (2.35%) SRDF
7 2 (2.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (23.53%) NetBackup
2 9 (10.59%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (8.24%) HP Data Protector
3 7 (8.24%) NetApp OnCommand
3 7 (8.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (7.06%) Backup Exec
4 6 (7.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (4.71%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (3.53%) Simpana
7 2 (2.35%) Puppet
7 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.35%) SCOM
7 2 (2.35%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.18%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.18%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (47.06%) NetApp
2 35 (41.18%) EMC
3 28 (32.94%) VMware
4 27 (31.76%) Cisco
5 26 (30.59%) HP
6 21 (24.71%) Brocade
7 14 (16.47%) 3PAR
7 14 (16.47%) IBM
7 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
8 13 (15.29%) Symantec
9 10 (11.76%) Dell
9 10 (11.76%) Red Hat
9 10 (11.76%) Veritas
10 4 (4.71%) Citrix
10 4 (4.71%) CommVault
10 4 (4.71%) Hitachi
10 4 (4.71%) Oracle
10 4 (4.71%) Veeam
11 3 (3.53%) F5
12 2 (2.35%) Isilon
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Rate: £300 per day
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