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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 32 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.24% - 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +10.09%
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
37 64 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.35% 25.81% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 3
Average daily rate £413 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £317 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £16.84 £32.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.37% -41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Jython
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) HP