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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 57 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing NAS 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 0.98% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £213 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-37.73% -11.66%

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
107 102 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.51% 16.45% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 48
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.65 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware