The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 137 124 121
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing NAS 10 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.082% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 0.51% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 15
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£338 £275 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -29.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £110.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
525 389 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.46% 15.86% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 158 220
Average daily rate £345 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 64 50
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -33.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

NAS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

NAS Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

NAS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
Essex - 9 £338 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £388 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
East Anglia - - - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Perl
3 10 (50.00%) DHCP
3 10 (50.00%) SAN
4 9 (45.00%) Firmware
4 9 (45.00%) Wireless
4 9 (45.00%) Broadband
4 9 (45.00%) PHP
4 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (45.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (45.00%) Ruby
4 9 (45.00%) Selenium
4 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (40.00%) FTP
5 8 (40.00%) HTTP
5 8 (40.00%) Firewall
5 8 (40.00%) VMware
5 8 (40.00%) Telnet
6 5 (25.00%) Bugzilla
6 5 (25.00%) JUnit
6 5 (25.00%) Redmine
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (25.00%) Use Case
6 5 (25.00%) JIRA
6 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DHCP
1 10 (50.00%) SAN
2 9 (45.00%) Broadband
2 9 (45.00%) Wireless
3 8 (40.00%) Telnet
3 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) FTP
3 8 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (25.00%) Redmine
2 5 (25.00%) Trac
2 5 (25.00%) JUnit
2 5 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) STB
1 4 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) SUSE
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Use Case
1 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Perl
2 9 (45.00%) PHP
2 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
2 9 (45.00%) Ruby
2 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Firmware
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) Websense
5 1 (5.00%) Veeam