The first table below looks at the demand for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Bristol 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 64 44 63
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs citing NAS 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.51% 0.56% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 4.69% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£255 £250 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -24.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+40.90% +16.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 64 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.64% 11.96% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 28 47
Average daily rate £400 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £39.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +57.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £46.00 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

NAS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (83.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Brocade
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Tcl
3 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (16.67%) SGSN
3 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (16.67%) STUN
3 1 (16.67%) LTE
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Tektronix
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Validation

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (16.67%) SGSN
2 1 (16.67%) STUN
2 1 (16.67%) LTE
General
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) SAN Storage Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Storage Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) SAN Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Brocade
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Tektronix