The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 42 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.79% 0.72% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£440 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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South Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.50% 16.49% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 16
Average daily rate £375 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £137 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Replication
2 9 (90.00%) NFS
2 9 (90.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) UAG
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) EDRMS
3 1 (10.00%) L2TP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) L2TP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
2 6 (60.00%) Storage Consultant
2 6 (60.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) NFS
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) MetaFrame
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix