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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 91 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing NAS 9 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.55% 0.19% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.46% 1.28% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Median daily rate £120 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £231 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £375 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -8.33%
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
202 235 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.37% 15.13% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 130 112
Median daily rate £313 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 18
Median hourly rate £19.94 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.36% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £5.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -10 6 £120 -38.46% 1
Derbyshire -2 2 £450 +20.00%
Leicestershire - 1 - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for NAS.

1 13 (86.67%) SAN
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) ITIL
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) MS Office
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
5 7 (46.67%) Webroot
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (33.33%) Migration
6 5 (33.33%) ISO 9001
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
8 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
8 3 (20.00%) Office 365
8 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
9 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle
9 2 (13.33%) Unix
9 2 (13.33%) Solaris
9 2 (13.33%) Linux
9 2 (13.33%) EMC
9 2 (13.33%) Citrix

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (13.33%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) IPsec
4 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) MPLS
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
1 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (13.33%) Server Building
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Facilities Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Webroot
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade
5 1 (6.67%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) QNAP
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas