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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 70 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 1 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.13% - 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% - 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +0.07%
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
130 111 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.82% 15.00% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 50 69
Average daily rate £325 £263 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -17.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 39
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £12.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 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%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Mercator
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Design Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) MCSA
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
1 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Dell
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Mercator
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy