The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 22 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.04% 1.37% 4.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 12.50% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.16%
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
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.40% 10.96% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 15
Average daily rate £325 £215 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -45.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £115 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.25 £81.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.30% +305.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +2 2 - -
NAS
South West

NAS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) vCloud
1 2 (100.00%) vMotion
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) vCloud
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) VMware