The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 34 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.50% 1.26% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 7.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £569 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.97% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.76%
NAS
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 41 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.50% 17.23% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 15
Median daily rate £406 £406 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £302 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Chester

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

NAS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for NAS.

1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (80.00%) vRealize
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) SAN Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) 3PAR
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Sun