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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 131 137 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Contract jobs citing NAS 11 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.32% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 2.12% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
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£313 £251 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.37% -1.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £29.48 £110.88 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.41% +207.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.23 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+29.91% +7.14%
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
514 471 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.46% 14.97% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 246 136
Average daily rate £335 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 70 44
Average hourly rate £21.53 £25.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Essex -4 9 £375 +127.27% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £250 -41.17%
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (71.43%) Windows
1 20 (71.43%) SAN
2 15 (53.57%) IBM
3 14 (50.00%) VMware
4 12 (42.86%) HP
5 11 (39.29%) UNIX
5 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (35.71%) Cisco
7 8 (28.57%) NetApp
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) Perl
8 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (21.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (21.43%) SUSE
10 5 (17.86%) Brocade
10 5 (17.86%) Firewall
10 5 (17.86%) Tivoli
10 5 (17.86%) DNS
10 5 (17.86%) C
10 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
11 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
11 4 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (14.29%) Oracle
11 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.29%) HPUX
11 4 (14.29%) LDAP
11 4 (14.29%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) LDAP
4 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 3 (10.71%) FTP
4 3 (10.71%) HTTP
4 3 (10.71%) Wireless
5 2 (7.14%) Telnet
5 2 (7.14%) VLAN
5 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP
5 2 (7.14%) Broadband
6 1 (3.57%) GSM
6 1 (3.57%) 3GPP
6 1 (3.57%) WLAN
6 1 (3.57%) WCDMA
6 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQLBase
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Bugzilla
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) Selenium
1 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.14%) Redmine
1 2 (7.14%) Trac
1 2 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Automotive
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Backup Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) HPUX Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Storage Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Replication
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Life Science
3 1 (3.57%) Celerra
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) FMCG
3 1 (3.57%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (3.57%) HP Superdome
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.57%) Symmetrix
3 1 (3.57%) EMC Centera
3 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.57%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (3.57%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) UNIX
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (21.43%) SUSE
5 4 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
5 4 (14.29%) HPUX
6 2 (7.14%) Solaris
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) AIX
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Use Case
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Network Management
5 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.57%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Perl
2 5 (17.86%) C
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) VC++
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) RHCE
2 1 (3.57%) MOS
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) Firmware
5 1 (3.57%) Samba
5 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.57%) OpenView
3 1 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.57%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) IBM
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (42.86%) HP
4 10 (35.71%) Cisco
5 8 (28.57%) NetApp
6 5 (17.86%) Brocade
7 4 (14.29%) Veritas
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle
8 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.71%) EMC
8 3 (10.71%) Citrix
9 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
9 2 (7.14%) F5
10 1 (3.57%) Varonis
10 1 (3.57%) Imperva
10 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.57%) NetIQ
10 1 (3.57%) Symantec
10 1 (3.57%) BMC