The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 90 86 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -29
Contract jobs citing NAS 10 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 0.16% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.95% 1.55% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
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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 Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
202 129 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.97% 10.56% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 85 100
Average daily rate £313 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -36.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £21.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £21.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (100.00%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) IBM
4 6 (54.55%) vSphere
5 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 5 (45.45%) NFS
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 4 (36.36%) F5
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
8 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) VPN
8 2 (18.18%) MPLS
8 2 (18.18%) OSPF
8 2 (18.18%) BGP
8 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
8 2 (18.18%) VRRP
8 2 (18.18%) CCIE
8 2 (18.18%) CCSP
8 2 (18.18%) CCNP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (9.09%) Node.js
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
3 2 (18.18%) VRRP
3 2 (18.18%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Informix
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (9.09%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) CCIE
2 2 (18.18%) CCSP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) vSphere
2 5 (45.45%) NFS
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Graphite
1 1 (9.09%) Salt
1 1 (9.09%) Opsview
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Cacti
1 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas
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