The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.98% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£344 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +35.80%
NAS
East of 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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 84 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.18% 14.81% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 44 27
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £26.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -29.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NAS across the Essex region.

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the Essex region.

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Perl
3 7 (53.85%) PHP
3 7 (53.85%) Broadband
3 7 (53.85%) Firmware
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless
3 7 (53.85%) Selenium
4 6 (46.15%) Ruby
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) SAN
4 6 (46.15%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) DHCP
5 5 (38.46%) FTP
5 5 (38.46%) HTTP
5 5 (38.46%) Telnet
5 5 (38.46%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) STB
6 4 (30.77%) SUSE
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Broadband
1 7 (53.85%) Wireless
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 5 (38.46%) Telnet
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) DHCP
3 5 (38.46%) FTP
3 5 (38.46%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Bugzilla
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Redmine
2 2 (15.38%) Trac
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Backup Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) STB
1 5 (38.46%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) SUSE
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
1 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) PHP
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
3 6 (46.15%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) Ruby
3 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Websense
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco