The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank - 79 57
Contract jobs citing NAS 0 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.50% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.53% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £406
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
233 170 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.87% 14.30% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 59 44
Average daily rate £381 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.13 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.90% +12.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.50 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.90 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Windows NT
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) BladeLogic
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (60.00%) SCOM
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Intel
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DMZ
2 1 (20.00%) ADSL
2 1 (20.00%) Broadband
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000
1 4 (80.00%) Windows NT
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) BladeLogic
2 3 (60.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Intel
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Altiris