The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank - 50 69
Contract jobs citing NAS 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.20% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.18% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.55 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 85 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.00% 17.17% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 19 75
Average daily rate £335 £283 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% -22.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £151 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.53 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.82% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.08 £26.00 £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Watford - - - -
NAS
East of England

NAS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) CommVault
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) KVM

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Services Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) VB
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) CommVault
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat