The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing NAS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +90.47%
NAS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.07% 10.03% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 10
Average daily rate £425 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £29.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £17.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £17.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) VMware