The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 112 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing NAS 12 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.55% 0.81% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.66% 4.38% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 9
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£500 £415 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% +25.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +35.80%
NAS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
451 320 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.65% 18.41% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 167 141
Average daily rate £347 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 15 50
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £15.75 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £45.00
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 Hampshire

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Basingstoke -2 4 £375 -16.66%
Portsmouth - 1 £215 -
Southampton - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Havant - - - -
NAS
South East

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 15 (68.18%) UNIX
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) SAN
3 11 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
5 7 (31.82%) Firewall
5 7 (31.82%) VMware
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (27.27%) sed
6 6 (27.27%) AWK
6 6 (27.27%) Migration
6 6 (27.27%) Korn
6 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 6 (27.27%) DMZ
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (27.27%) FTP
6 6 (27.27%) HTTPS
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL
7 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
7 5 (22.73%) SAP
7 5 (22.73%) Middleware
7 5 (22.73%) NetApp
7 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
8 4 (18.18%) Data Architecture
8 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) SAN
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) DMZ
3 6 (27.27%) HTTPS
3 6 (27.27%) FTP
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) BGP
4 4 (18.18%) Multicast
5 3 (13.64%) ATM
6 2 (9.09%) IPsec
7 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.55%) DHCP
7 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Consultant
1 4 (18.18%) Architect
1 4 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.55%) Ajax
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PKI
1 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Life Science
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) UNIX
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) SOA
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITSM
3 4 (18.18%) Data Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) SIEM
3 4 (18.18%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Distribution
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
3 6 (27.27%) AWK
3 6 (27.27%) Korn
3 6 (27.27%) sed
4 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 2 (9.09%) Netcool
1 2 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 5 (22.73%) SAP
4 5 (22.73%) NetApp
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) Sun
5 3 (13.64%) Alias
6 2 (9.09%) Veritas
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) Hitachi
7 1 (4.55%) EMC
7 1 (4.55%) McAfee