The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Lancashire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank - 26 33
Contract jobs citing NAS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.33% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 30 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.81% 14.35% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 11 17
Average daily rate £250 £253 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% -30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £403 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -6.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
NAS
North West

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