The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 25 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing NAS 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.60% 1.56% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £300 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £349 £378
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +54.76%
NAS
East Sussex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 46 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.29% 17.90% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 10
Average daily rate £315 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £175 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £453 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (60.00%) vMotion
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Acronis
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Document Management
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) BMC Marimba
4 2 (40.00%) CMDB
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Document Management
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Server
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) vMotion
2 2 (40.00%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Acronis
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) HP