The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank - 49 34
Contract jobs citing NAS 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.23% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.75% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £284 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.11% -18.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-43.22% +40.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 57 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.37% 13.10% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 9
Average daily rate £350 £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £221 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £326 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £13.68 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.22% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire