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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 131 93 116
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +23
Contract jobs citing NAS 13 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% 1.11% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.39% 6.14% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate £295 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £370 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 407 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.18% 18.07% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 142 177
Average daily rate £338 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 66 76
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Essex -26 8 £295 - 1
Cambridgeshire -11 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire -9 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (60.00%) SAN
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) DNS
4 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (26.67%) XenApp
6 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
6 4 (26.67%) SCCM
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) Dell
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
6 4 (26.67%) IBM
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) MCSE
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) MCSA
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project Server
3 1 (6.67%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Teamcenter
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) SAN
2 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) SNMP
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) SSH
6 2 (13.33%) TELNET
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
6 2 (13.33%) FTP
6 2 (13.33%) HTTP
6 2 (13.33%) IPv4
6 2 (13.33%) IPv6
6 2 (13.33%) Broadband
7 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
7 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) Redmine
2 1 (6.67%) Trac
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Operations Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Design Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Firmware
2 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.67%) STB
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) VMS
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) OO
2 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (20.00%) Use Case
2 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
3 2 (13.33%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) Korn
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Bourne shell
2 1 (6.67%) C-shell
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (13.33%) NCDA
3 2 (13.33%) NCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (26.67%) XenApp
4 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (20.00%) NFS
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (6.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Veritas File System
7 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Dell
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Mercator
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) Sun
6 1 (6.67%) Veritas
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard
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