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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 30 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.32% 6.02% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 37.14% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.76% -1.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+56.86% +25.92%
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
24 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.53% 16.20% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 12
Average daily rate £214 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.49% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -29.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Isilon
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Access
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Isilon
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
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