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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 108 131 139
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +8
Contract jobs citing NAS 23 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.90% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.95% 2.28% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 7
Median daily rate £488 £338 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +104.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
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 £20.25 £29.23 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-30.72% -7.93%
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
465 526 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.23% 16.65% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 258 252
Median daily rate £360 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 66 67
Median hourly rate £36.75 £23.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.38% -7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Suffolk - 10 £500 -
Norfolk +6 9 £500 +48.14%
Cambridgeshire +22 3 £375 +50.00%
Essex -1 1 £400 +6.66%
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 27 (77.14%) SAN
2 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
3 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
3 17 (48.57%) VMware
4 15 (42.86%) WAN
4 15 (42.86%) Windows
4 15 (42.86%) LAN
5 14 (40.00%) HP
5 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
6 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
7 12 (34.29%) Clustering
7 12 (34.29%) Middleware
8 11 (31.43%) Citrix
8 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
9 10 (28.57%) Secure Coding
9 10 (28.57%) High Availability
9 10 (28.57%) IIS
9 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (25.71%) Presales
10 9 (25.71%) Internet
10 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (25.71%) Change Management
10 9 (25.71%) Finance
10 9 (25.71%) OpenView
10 9 (25.71%) FTP
10 9 (25.71%) HTTP
10 9 (25.71%) Opsware
10 9 (25.71%) SSH

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 10 (28.57%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) SAN
2 15 (42.86%) LAN
2 15 (42.86%) 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
5 4 (11.43%) Network Security
6 3 (8.57%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (5.71%) DNS
7 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.86%) VoIP
8 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MS Access
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Architect
1 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Integration Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Integration Project Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Business IT Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Data Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Data Centre Architect
5 4 (11.43%) IT Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) IT Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Storage Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) Classic ASP
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (34.29%) Clustering
3 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (20.00%) Virtual Team
4 3 (8.57%) Reinsurance
5 2 (5.71%) CMDB
5 2 (5.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
2 10 (28.57%) High Availability
2 10 (28.57%) 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
5 6 (17.14%) Network Optimisation
6 5 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 5 (14.29%) SIEM
6 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Document Management
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL
7 4 (11.43%) Project Management
8 2 (5.71%) Benchmarking
8 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) MCSE
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.86%) MCITP
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSA
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (25.71%) OpenView
3 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.86%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
1 17 (48.57%) VMware
2 14 (40.00%) HP
3 11 (31.43%) Citrix
4 9 (25.71%) Opsware
5 4 (11.43%) NetApp
5 4 (11.43%) Varonis
6 3 (8.57%) CommVault
6 3 (8.57%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.86%) Apple
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) Becrypt
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) ESRI
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) Sage
7 1 (2.86%) Toshiba
7 1 (2.86%) Veeam
7 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard