The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 91 99 90
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing NAS 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.35% 0.19% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 1.86% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£140 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £406
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +29.62%
NAS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
195 161 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.23% 10.08% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 50 90
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.17 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -41.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.72 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

NAS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Leicestershire - 3 £140 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £347 -
Derbyshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 2
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (100.00%) SAN
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) UNIX
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
4 5 (45.45%) Solaris
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (36.36%) NetApp
5 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Veeam
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
6 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) IBM
6 3 (27.27%) Clustering
7 2 (18.18%) Grid Computing
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) SUSE
7 2 (18.18%) Samba
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (18.18%) Korn
7 2 (18.18%) VLAN
7 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (18.18%) iPlanet
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
3 2 (18.18%) FCoE
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Nortel Contivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Architect
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Grid Computing
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) SUSE
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) AIX
4 2 (18.18%) HPUX
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) Korn
2 2 (18.18%) C-shell
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Samba
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (18.18%) KVM
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) OpenView
1 2 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Veeam
3 4 (36.36%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos
5 2 (18.18%) Sun
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) Veritas
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Opsware
5 2 (18.18%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) PlateSpin
6 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Nortel
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft