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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 52 64 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.48% 0.45% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 4.48% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £44.00 £23.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +85.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+56.86% +13.33%
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
68 67 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.31% 9.96% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 25
Average daily rate £260 £401 £237
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.08% +68.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £350 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Loughton - - - -
NAS
East of England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Firmware
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) Broadband
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) STB
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) FTP
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Broadband
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) Telnet
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Trac
2 1 (12.50%) Redmine
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (25.00%) STB
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Firmware
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Websense
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
Brentwood, Essex
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