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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 118 129 90
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -39
Contract jobs citing NAS 11 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 0.40% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 3.31% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +73.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.11%
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
394 362 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.56% 12.16% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 158 152
Average daily rate £350 £364 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 37 67
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £13.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £44.60
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 1 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire +9 5 - - 1
Essex +8 3 £575 +35.29% 3
Suffolk - 3 £450 -
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) SAN
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) NetApp
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (25.00%) Symmetrix DMX
7 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) Celerra
7 4 (25.00%) Brocade
7 4 (25.00%) Selenium
7 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (25.00%) Wireless
7 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) CLARiiON
7 4 (25.00%) Symmetrix
7 4 (25.00%) EMC Centera
7 4 (25.00%) Firmware
7 4 (25.00%) HP
7 4 (25.00%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 4 (25.00%) Broadband
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) FTP
4 3 (18.75%) HTTP
4 3 (18.75%) Telnet
5 2 (12.50%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Trac
2 2 (12.50%) Redmine
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Storage Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) JMS
2 1 (6.25%) JDBC
2 1 (6.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Symmetrix DMX
1 4 (25.00%) Celerra
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) CLARiiON
1 4 (25.00%) Symmetrix
1 4 (25.00%) EMC Centera
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) STB
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
2 3 (18.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) Firmware
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 4 (25.00%) Brocade
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) EMC
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) CA
7 1 (6.25%) Websense
7 1 (6.25%) Veeam
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