The first table below looks at the demand for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 46 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 0 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.39% - 8.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% - 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 16
Average daily rate
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- - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+40.90% +16.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 39 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.45% 16.74% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 32
Average daily rate £325 £291 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.58% -14.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £42.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.11% +226.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
NAS
East of England

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 - -
Bedford - - - - 1
Dunstable - - - -
NAS
East of England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat