The first table below looks at the demand for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Bournemouth 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 14 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing NAS 10 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 8.13% 1.08% 5.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.46% 7.14% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 7
Average daily rate £418 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 21.14% 15.05% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 25
Average daily rate £418 £300 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.16% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.25 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.15% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
NAS
Dorset

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 10 (90.91%) SAN
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) UNIX
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) NetApp
3 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) NFS
4 7 (63.64%) iSCSI
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 5 (45.45%) Perl
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 4 (36.36%) NCDA
7 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
7 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
8 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
8 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (27.27%) Firewall
9 2 (18.18%) Workflow
9 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
9 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
9 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (18.18%) Linux

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) iSCSI
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Storage Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) UNIX
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (36.36%) NCDA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) NFS
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (9.09%) Xen
4 1 (9.09%) vCloud
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft