The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hampshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 99 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing NAS 13 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.62% 0.29% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.11% 1.53% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate £320 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -5.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £360
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
418 327 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.99% 18.97% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 178 157
Average daily rate £363 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 57 70
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £15.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
NAS
South East

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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 3 £320 - 1
Southampton -8 2 - -
Basingstoke +15 1 £350 -26.31% 3
Fareham - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 1
NAS
South East

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (53.85%) SAN
2 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (46.15%) NetApp
4 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 8 (30.77%) NFS
6 8 (30.77%) Linux
6 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco
8 6 (23.08%) Replication
8 6 (23.08%) EMC
8 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 6 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (19.23%) iSCSI
9 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
9 5 (19.23%) DHCP
9 5 (19.23%) DNS
9 5 (19.23%) ITIL
9 5 (19.23%) VMware
10 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
10 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (15.38%) UNIX
10 4 (15.38%) LDAP
10 4 (15.38%) LAN
10 4 (15.38%) WAN
10 4 (15.38%) CCDP
10 4 (15.38%) IPTV
10 4 (15.38%) Brocade

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) SAN
2 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
3 6 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (19.23%) iSCSI
4 5 (19.23%) DHCP
4 5 (19.23%) DNS
5 4 (15.38%) LDAP
5 4 (15.38%) LAN
5 4 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (7.69%) Firewall
6 2 (7.69%) VoIP
6 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) FCoE
6 2 (7.69%) FWSM
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) IT Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) SAN Storage Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) SAN Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Replication
2 4 (15.38%) IPTV
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) UNIX
4 3 (11.54%) Solaris
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.85%) HPUX
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Workflow
2 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
2 3 (11.54%) Time Management
2 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Python
1 3 (11.54%) Java
1 3 (11.54%) Perl
1 3 (11.54%) C
2 2 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (15.38%) CCDP
5 3 (11.54%) CCNP
6 1 (3.85%) NCDA
6 1 (3.85%) NCIE
6 1 (3.85%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.85%) CNA
6 1 (3.85%) Novell Certification
6 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) NFS
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
1 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) NetApp
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) EMC
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
6 4 (15.38%) Brocade
7 3 (11.54%) IBM
7 3 (11.54%) Symantec
7 3 (11.54%) Citrix
7 3 (11.54%) Hitachi
8 1 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle