The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 116 120 138
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Contract jobs citing NAS 7 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 1.63% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
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£225 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +68.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
NAS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
665 676 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.10% 26.20% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 213 226
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Slough - - - - 1
NAS
South East

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 13 (76.47%) SAN
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) EMC
3 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (29.41%) User Experience
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Server
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) UNIX
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) IBM
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Sun

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) STUN
4 1 (5.88%) SGSN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.88%) LTE
4 1 (5.88%) 3GPP
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQLPlus
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Server Support
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) System Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) Korn
5 1 (5.88%) AWK
5 1 (5.88%) Tcl
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Server
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) NLBS
3 1 (5.88%) Xen
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.88%) Cobbler
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) EMC
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Sun
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
5 1 (5.88%) Egenera
5 1 (5.88%) Tektronix
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas
5 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
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