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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 63 70 80
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing NAS 17 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 0.55% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.44% 5.00% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -8.33%
NAS
West Yorkshire

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
180 100 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.27% 10.92% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 52 49
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 2014, 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 12 (66.67%) VMware
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 12 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 12 (66.67%) vSphere
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (61.11%) SCCM
2 11 (61.11%) SCOM
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (61.11%) EMC
2 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) VMware ESX
2 11 (61.11%) IBM
2 11 (61.11%) Symantec
3 7 (38.89%) Internet
3 7 (38.89%) Lotus
3 7 (38.89%) IIS
3 7 (38.89%) Lotus Domino
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) Solaris
4 6 (33.33%) UNIX
4 6 (33.33%) SAN
5 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 5 (27.78%) Samba
6 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
1 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (38.89%) IIS
2 7 (38.89%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (22.22%) Apache
3 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Internet
2 6 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (16.67%) Ingres
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Administrator
2 7 (38.89%) Exchange Administrator
3 6 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 5 (27.78%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 5 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (22.22%) Consultant
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (22.22%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (22.22%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Solaris
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) Korn
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 12 (66.67%) vSphere
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (61.11%) VMware ESX
3 5 (27.78%) Samba
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 11 (61.11%) SCCM
2 11 (61.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Symantec
2 11 (61.11%) EMC
2 11 (61.11%) IBM
3 7 (38.89%) Lotus
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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