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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 125 127 107
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing NAS 14 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 0.48% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 3.54% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 11
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£325 £165 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £165 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £324 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £370
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +45.45%
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
567 396 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.89% 13.65% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 210 154
Average daily rate £315 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 43 66
Average hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £35.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -5 11 £325 -1.88% 4
Essex -16 2 £170 +3.03% 2
Norfolk - 1 £338 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (76.00%) SAN
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco
3 12 (48.00%) HP
4 10 (40.00%) UNIX
5 9 (36.00%) NetApp
5 9 (36.00%) VMware
5 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (32.00%) Brocade
7 7 (28.00%) IBM
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL
8 6 (24.00%) Firewall
9 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (20.00%) C
9 5 (20.00%) Veritas
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (20.00%) DNS
9 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.00%) 3PAR
9 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (16.00%) Symmetrix DMX
10 4 (16.00%) Celerra
10 4 (16.00%) EMC VNX

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (12.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) SAN
2 6 (24.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) LDAP
5 3 (12.00%) DHCP
5 3 (12.00%) FTP
5 3 (12.00%) HTTP
5 3 (12.00%) Wireless
5 3 (12.00%) VLAN
6 2 (8.00%) Telnet
6 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) VoIP
6 2 (8.00%) Broadband
7 1 (4.00%) GSM
7 1 (4.00%) 3GPP
7 1 (4.00%) WLAN
7 1 (4.00%) WCDMA
7 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.00%) VPN
7 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQLBase
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Selenium
1 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (8.00%) Redmine
1 2 (8.00%) Trac
1 2 (8.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Storage Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.00%) HPUX Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Storage Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Server Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) JDBC
2 1 (4.00%) JMS
2 1 (4.00%) WSDL
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) EMC VNX
2 4 (16.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Replication
2 4 (16.00%) CLARiiON
2 4 (16.00%) Symmetrix
2 4 (16.00%) EMC Centera
2 4 (16.00%) Celerra
2 4 (16.00%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) HP Storage
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) HACMP
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Life Science
4 1 (4.00%) HP Superdome
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) UNIX
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (28.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.00%) HPUX
6 4 (16.00%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (8.00%) Solaris
9 1 (4.00%) AIX
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
9 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (16.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) SOA
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) Use Case
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Garbage Collection
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.00%) Ruby
3 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) VC++
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCSA
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) RHCE
1 1 (4.00%) MOS
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) Firmware
5 1 (4.00%) Samba
5 1 (4.00%) Sendmail
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) OpenView
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (4.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (4.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (4.00%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) HP
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) NetApp
3 8 (32.00%) Brocade
4 7 (28.00%) IBM
5 5 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 5 (20.00%) Veritas
6 4 (16.00%) EMC
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.00%) NetIQ
8 1 (4.00%) Symantec
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix
8 1 (4.00%) BMC
8 1 (4.00%) CA
8 1 (4.00%) Imperva
8 1 (4.00%) Varonis
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