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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.87% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.12% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £110.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -8.33%
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
139 89 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.98% 16.45% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 37 46
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 3
Average hourly rate £18.81 £14.00 £22.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.35% -37.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £18.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.50 £37.00 £34.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

NAS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 October 2014. 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
Brentwood - 5 £338 -
Colchester - - - -
Basildon - - - -
NAS
East of England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 13 (81.25%) Perl
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Broadband
2 9 (56.25%) PHP
2 9 (56.25%) VB.NET
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Firmware
2 9 (56.25%) Wireless
2 9 (56.25%) Ruby
2 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
2 9 (56.25%) Bash Shell
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) Telnet
3 8 (50.00%) DHCP
3 8 (50.00%) FTP
3 8 (50.00%) HTTP
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) SAN
6 5 (31.25%) JUnit
6 5 (31.25%) Use Case
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (31.25%) Bugzilla
6 5 (31.25%) Redmine
6 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Trac
7 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 9 (56.25%) Broadband
1 9 (56.25%) Wireless
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Telnet
2 8 (50.00%) DHCP
2 8 (50.00%) FTP
2 8 (50.00%) HTTP
3 6 (37.50%) SAN
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) JUnit
2 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (31.25%) Bugzilla
2 5 (31.25%) Redmine
2 5 (31.25%) Trac
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (25.00%) STB
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Use Case
1 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Perl
2 9 (56.25%) PHP
2 9 (56.25%) VB.NET
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) Ruby
2 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
2 9 (56.25%) Bash Shell
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Veeam
4 1 (6.25%) Brocade
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Websense
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle