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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.06% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£431 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+56.86% +25.92%
NAS
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
43 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.14% 9.49% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 11
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Intune
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint