The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Buckinghamshire 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 77 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Contract jobs citing NAS 6 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.50% 1.56% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 9.15% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate £300 £425 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +31.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
170 142 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.17% 17.03% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 49
Average daily rate £300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £27.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
NAS
South East

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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -22 3 £300 -29.41%
Marlow - - - -
NAS
South East

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) SMTP
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) CESG
2 6 (85.71%) Cryptography
2 6 (85.71%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) iSCSI
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) StorageTek
3 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
3 5 (71.43%) ICMP
3 5 (71.43%) Sun
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) PKI

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (85.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
1 6 (85.71%) SMTP
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) iSCSI
2 5 (71.43%) ICMP
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry Support
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) CESG
1 6 (85.71%) Cryptography
2 5 (71.43%) Blackberry
2 5 (71.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) StorageTek
2 5 (71.43%) Sun
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Lumension
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) NetIQ