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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 106 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing NAS 14 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.67% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.01% 1.75% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £284 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £316 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
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
349 401 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.81% 20.53% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 206 170
Average daily rate £375 £345 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £223 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 65
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Aldershot - 4 £300 -
Hook - 2 £415 -
Southampton -4 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £170 -
NAS
South East

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 24 (85.71%) SAN
2 20 (71.43%) Linux
3 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 14 (50.00%) Firewall
4 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 10 (35.71%) Solaris
6 8 (28.57%) Nagios
7 7 (25.00%) Python
7 7 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) Perl
8 6 (21.43%) DNS
8 6 (21.43%) VMware
8 6 (21.43%) DevOps
9 5 (17.86%) KVM
9 5 (17.86%) IPsec
9 5 (17.86%) Clustering
9 5 (17.86%) Degree
9 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
9 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) Puppet
9 5 (17.86%) Software Distribution
9 5 (17.86%) UNIX
9 5 (17.86%) Java
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.86%) Citrix

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (10.71%) nginx
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) SAN
2 14 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
4 5 (17.86%) IPsec
5 4 (14.29%) BGP
5 4 (14.29%) ATM
5 4 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (14.29%) Multicast
6 3 (10.71%) LDAP
6 3 (10.71%) DHCP
6 3 (10.71%) SSL
7 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.57%) Internet
7 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) Gerrit
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Integration Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (17.86%) Administrator
2 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Support
5 1 (3.57%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Middleware
2 3 (10.71%) ServiceStack
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) YAML
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 4 (14.29%) PKI
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.57%) Symmetrix
4 1 (3.57%) EMC Centera
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (3.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) Solaris
4 5 (17.86%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Android
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) Windows NT
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) DevOps
3 5 (17.86%) Software Distribution
3 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) ITSM
4 4 (14.29%) SOA
4 4 (14.29%) Analytics
4 4 (14.29%) SIEM
4 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 4 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Web Development
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) Perl
3 5 (17.86%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) C
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) Groovy
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) KVM
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Nagios
2 5 (17.86%) Puppet
2 5 (17.86%) Tivoli
2 5 (17.86%) Netcool
2 5 (17.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (10.71%) Ansible
4 2 (7.14%) SCCM
5 1 (3.57%) SCOM
5 1 (3.57%) OpenView
5 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) VMware
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix
2 5 (17.86%) Veritas
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.57%) Veeam
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) IBM