The first table below looks at the demand for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Croydon region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.89% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £360
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 33.96% 25.37% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 13
Average daily rate £430 £380 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
NAS
London

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Samba
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) HND
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint