The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 64 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing NAS 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 1.29% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £500 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +173.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £381
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.10 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-59.75% +33.33%
NAS
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 155 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.99% 18.72% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 98 40
Median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £280 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +103.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

NAS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for NAS.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds