The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 137 110 76
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -34
Contract jobs citing NAS 10 16 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.67% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% 4.18% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 34
Average daily rate
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£165 £255 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -32.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+40.90% +12.82%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
425 383 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.96% 16.13% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 148 237
Average daily rate £315 £293 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 55 72
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.87 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
NAS
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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 +5 6 £165 -52.85% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 -
Hertfordshire - - - - 5
Suffolk - - - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (66.67%) Windows
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) VMware
3 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (48.15%) SAN
5 11 (40.74%) DHCP
5 11 (40.74%) Perl
5 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
5 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
6 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
6 10 (37.04%) Firewall
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) .NET
7 9 (33.33%) UNIX
8 8 (29.63%) PHP
8 8 (29.63%) ITIL
8 8 (29.63%) Broadband
8 8 (29.63%) HP
8 8 (29.63%) Wireless
8 8 (29.63%) Firmware
8 8 (29.63%) Selenium
8 8 (29.63%) Use Case
9 7 (25.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (25.93%) Telnet
9 7 (25.93%) Ruby
9 7 (25.93%) FTP
9 7 (25.93%) HTTP
9 7 (25.93%) DNS
9 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
9 7 (25.93%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) MS Project Server
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.70%) Lync
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) SAN
2 11 (40.74%) DHCP
3 10 (37.04%) Firewall
4 8 (29.63%) Wireless
4 8 (29.63%) Broadband
5 7 (25.93%) DNS
5 7 (25.93%) FTP
5 7 (25.93%) HTTP
5 7 (25.93%) Telnet
6 6 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
8 3 (11.11%) Internet
8 3 (11.11%) SSH
8 3 (11.11%) SNMP
9 2 (7.41%) IPv4
9 2 (7.41%) IPv6
10 1 (3.70%) LAN
10 1 (3.70%) WAN
10 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
10 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Selenium
2 7 (25.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (25.93%) JUnit
3 6 (22.22%) Bugzilla
3 6 (22.22%) JIRA
3 6 (22.22%) Redmine
3 6 (22.22%) Trac
4 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Test Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Services Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) IT Operations Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Operations Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) SOAP
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) REST
2 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Firmware
2 5 (18.52%) Replication
3 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (7.41%) STB
4 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
1 8 (29.63%) Use Case
2 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 3 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (7.41%) ETL
3 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) TDD
3 2 (7.41%) Data Management
3 2 (7.41%) Refactoring
3 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) Scrum
3 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (7.41%) BDD
3 2 (7.41%) DevOps
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Perl
1 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
1 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
2 8 (29.63%) PHP
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
3 7 (25.93%) Ruby
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) VB
6 2 (7.41%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MCSE
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) NCDA
4 1 (3.70%) NCIE
4 1 (3.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.11%) NFS
5 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.41%) XenApp
5 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) VMware
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) HP
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 6 (22.22%) NetApp
4 6 (22.22%) WatchGuard
5 5 (18.52%) CommVault
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle
7 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.41%) Juniper
8 2 (7.41%) IBM
8 2 (7.41%) Dell
8 2 (7.41%) EMC
9 1 (3.70%) Sun
9 1 (3.70%) SAP
9 1 (3.70%) Veritas
9 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
9 1 (3.70%) Mercator
9 1 (3.70%) Remedy
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