The first table below looks at the demand for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 30 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 Cambridgeshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 73 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.25% - 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% - 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-18.92% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+40.90% +16.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 101 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.14% 14.25% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 40 62
Average daily rate £325 £298 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £188 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 44
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £13.14 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
NAS
East of England

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 1 £425 -
NAS
East of England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Mercator
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (50.00%) Fat Client

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Design Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Mercator
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy