The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 70 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% - 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £349 £378
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +54.76%
NAS
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
124 114 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.52% 13.23% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 70 37
Average daily rate £350 £385 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £304 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +31.57%
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) ProCurve
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DMZ
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (25.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec