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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 110 126 146
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +20
Contract jobs citing NAS 19 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.10% 2.71% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 5
Median daily rate £488 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £231 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £387 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.37% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £29.48 £110.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.48 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +31.02%
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
463 442 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.60% 15.71% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 196 280
Median daily rate £375 £338 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 67 78
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.19 £51.25 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Norfolk +8 9 £500 +26.58%
Suffolk - 7 £475 -
Cambridgeshire +23 3 £375 +50.00%
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 of England region with a requirement for NAS.

1 28 (80.00%) SAN
2 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
3 18 (51.43%) LAN
3 18 (51.43%) WAN
4 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
4 17 (48.57%) Windows
4 17 (48.57%) Data Centre
5 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
5 16 (45.71%) VMware
6 15 (42.86%) Middleware
6 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (40.00%) Load Balancing
7 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (40.00%) Clustering
8 13 (37.14%) IIS
8 13 (37.14%) Citrix
8 13 (37.14%) High Availability
8 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Clustering
8 13 (37.14%) Secure Coding
9 11 (31.43%) HP
10 9 (25.71%) Internet
10 9 (25.71%) FTP
10 9 (25.71%) HTTP
10 9 (25.71%) OpenView
10 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (25.71%) Change Management
10 9 (25.71%) Finance
10 9 (25.71%) SSH
10 9 (25.71%) Presales
10 9 (25.71%) Opsware

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (37.14%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (80.00%) SAN
2 18 (51.43%) LAN
2 18 (51.43%) WAN
3 9 (25.71%) FTP
3 9 (25.71%) HTTP
3 9 (25.71%) Internet
3 9 (25.71%) SSH
4 5 (14.29%) Firewall
4 5 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (5.71%) DNS
5 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Architect
1 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Architect
1 9 (25.71%) Project Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Integration Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Integration Project Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business IT Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Data Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Data Centre Architect
4 4 (11.43%) IT Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) IT Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Data Centre
2 14 (40.00%) Clustering
3 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (20.00%) Virtual Team
4 3 (8.57%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.86%) CMDB
5 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 13 (37.14%) High Availability
2 13 (37.14%) Secure Coding
3 9 (25.71%) Change Management
3 9 (25.71%) Presales
3 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (22.86%) Matrix Organization
4 8 (22.86%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 5 (14.29%) SIEM
5 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Document Management
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.71%) Benchmarking
8 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (25.71%) OpenView
3 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) VMware
3 13 (37.14%) Citrix
4 11 (31.43%) HP
5 9 (25.71%) Opsware
6 4 (11.43%) Varonis
7 2 (5.71%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) Becrypt
8 1 (2.86%) CommVault
8 1 (2.86%) EMC
8 1 (2.86%) ESRI
8 1 (2.86%) IBM
8 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard