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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 102 102 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing NAS 12 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.57% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 1.31% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£355 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £152 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £328 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% -67.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £21.00 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+51.19% -11.34%
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
487 306 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.29% 16.76% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 169 137
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 48
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £15.50 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

NAS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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 - 3 £350 - 1
Southampton - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Andover - - - -
NAS
South East

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) UNIX
3 10 (52.63%) SAN
4 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
4 8 (42.11%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (36.84%) sed
5 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (36.84%) Korn
5 7 (36.84%) AWK
5 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
5 7 (36.84%) Migration
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle
5 7 (36.84%) FTP
5 7 (36.84%) HTTPS
6 6 (31.58%) C
6 6 (31.58%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) Perl
7 5 (26.32%) Python
7 5 (26.32%) VMware
7 5 (26.32%) DMZ
8 4 (21.05%) Solaris
8 4 (21.05%) iSCSI
9 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.79%) Sun
9 3 (15.79%) Embedded C

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) SAN
2 8 (42.11%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (36.84%) FTP
3 7 (36.84%) HTTPS
4 5 (26.32%) DMZ
5 4 (21.05%) iSCSI
6 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) DHCP
7 2 (10.53%) LDAP
8 1 (5.26%) FCoE
8 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Life Science
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) UNIX
4 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Solaris
6 3 (15.79%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.26%) HPUX
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
2 7 (36.84%) sed
2 7 (36.84%) Korn
2 7 (36.84%) AWK
3 6 (31.58%) C
3 6 (31.58%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) Perl
4 5 (26.32%) Python
5 3 (15.79%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Sun
3 3 (15.79%) EMC
4 2 (10.53%) Hitachi
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Brocade