The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.69% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +90.47%
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
24 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.34% 17.27% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 8
Average daily rate £250 £376 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.42% -11.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -42.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) vRealize
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) VMware