The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 27 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.87% - 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% - 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 18.18% 17.11% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 19
Average daily rate £325 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £180 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £30.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £73.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NAS across the Basingstoke region.

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the Basingstoke region.

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing NAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NAS.

1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) FTP
4 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) AWK
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Korn
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) sed
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) Life Science

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing NAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) AWK
2 2 (33.33%) Korn
2 2 (33.33%) sed
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Sun