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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 19 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.59% - 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.84% - 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£480 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
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
19 19 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.74% 10.16% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 28
Average daily rate £480 £303 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.67% +21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £290 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £28.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015. 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
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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 - 7 £480 -
NAS
South West

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Device Driver
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) IaaS
4 4 (40.00%) Isilon
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Server
4 4 (40.00%) Time Management
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) EMC
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) MS Access
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) High Availability
5 3 (30.00%) Server Building
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) MCITP
7 1 (10.00%) Retail

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Time Management
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (30.00%) High Availability
4 3 (30.00%) Server Building
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Isilon
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 4 (40.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco