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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 122 123 128
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing NAS 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 0.83% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £363 £575 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.95% +22.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £349 £378
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +54.76%
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
358 361 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.83% 14.30% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 178 160
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £160 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 51
Average hourly rate £21.69 £23.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.21% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Suffolk - 2 £375 -
Hertfordshire +7 1 - - 4
Essex -6 1 £325 -43.47% 1
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) SAN
3 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 9 (69.23%) VMware
4 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (61.54%) Office 365
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
5 8 (61.54%) Firewall
5 8 (61.54%) VoIP
6 7 (53.85%) DHCP
6 7 (53.85%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
7 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
7 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
7 6 (46.15%) DNS
7 6 (46.15%) IIS
7 6 (46.15%) Web Services
7 6 (46.15%) SQL
7 6 (46.15%) Software Licensing
7 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
7 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (30.77%) Linux
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco
9 3 (23.08%) HP
9 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (46.15%) IIS
1 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) SAN
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) VoIP
3 7 (53.85%) DHCP
3 7 (53.85%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) ADSL
6 1 (7.69%) Broadband
6 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.69%) FTP
6 1 (7.69%) HTTP
6 1 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) Telnet
6 1 (7.69%) VDSL
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Redmine
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Trac
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall Support
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Technical Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Database Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) BYOD
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (46.15%) Software Licensing
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) NetIQ
4 1 (7.69%) Varonis