The median contractor rate for a Storage Specialist was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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 Specialist
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 618 610
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Specialist 16 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.050% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.053% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 16
Median daily rate £375 £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +21.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £387 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £500 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -16.66% +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
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 £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Storage Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Storage Specialist in the UK

Storage Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Storage Specialist in the UK

Storage Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Storage Specialist in the UK

Storage Specialist
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +39 16 £375 -16.66% 1
North West +25 7 £375 -6.25%
Lancashire - 5 £420 -
Preston - 5 £420 -
South East +18 3 - - 1
South West - 3 £375 -
Bristol - 3 £375 -
Hampshire +12 2 - - 1
Manchester +11 2 £375 +15.38%
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Bolton - 2 £375 -
East of England - 2 - -
West Midlands +26 1 £300 -
Milton Keynes -17 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -18 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £300 -

Storage Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Storage Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 23 (53.49%) SAN
2 17 (39.53%) NetApp
2 17 (39.53%) Migration
2 17 (39.53%) Brocade
3 14 (32.56%) IBM
3 14 (32.56%) HP
3 14 (32.56%) NAS
3 14 (32.56%) 3PAR
3 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
4 13 (30.23%) EMC
5 12 (27.91%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (25.58%) Finance
7 10 (23.26%) Cisco
7 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
7 10 (23.26%) Windows
7 10 (23.26%) Data Migration
8 8 (18.60%) VMware
9 7 (16.28%) NetBackup
9 7 (16.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
10 6 (13.95%) Clustering
11 5 (11.63%) Linux
11 5 (11.63%) Symantec
11 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
12 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
12 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (9.30%) Unix

Storage Specialist 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 (4.65%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 23 (53.49%) SAN
2 14 (32.56%) NAS
3 12 (27.91%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.65%) DNS
4 2 (4.65%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Law
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.95%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.33%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.33%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.33%) LPAR
5 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.30%) Unix
5 3 (6.98%) AIX
5 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.65%) SUSE
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) HPUX
7 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Migration
2 10 (23.26%) Data Migration
3 2 (4.65%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL
3 2 (4.65%) Network Design
3 2 (4.65%) Service Design
4 1 (2.33%) Change Management
4 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.33%) Service Management
4 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.33%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (2.33%) Validation
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) MCSE
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.65%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) vSphere
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) NetBackup
1 7 (16.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.33%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Brocade
1 17 (39.53%) NetApp
2 14 (32.56%) 3PAR
2 14 (32.56%) HP
2 14 (32.56%) IBM
3 13 (30.23%) EMC
4 10 (23.26%) Cisco
4 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.60%) VMware
6 5 (11.63%) Symantec
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
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