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 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 99 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.099% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 0.72% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£360 £225 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -27.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.23 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+29.91% +7.14%
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
231 139 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.64% 13.76% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 74 76
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 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 15 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
4 9 (60.00%) IBM
4 9 (60.00%) vSphere
5 8 (53.33%) NFS
6 7 (46.67%) F5
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco
7 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (26.67%) CCNP
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) Project Management
9 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 2 (13.33%) HSRP
10 2 (13.33%) Change Management
10 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (13.33%) Windows
10 2 (13.33%) SQL
10 2 (13.33%) VPN
10 2 (13.33%) CISSP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) HSRP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 2 (13.33%) OSPF
3 2 (13.33%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (13.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Informix
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.67%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNP
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) CCSP
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) vSphere
2 8 (53.33%) NFS
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) Cacti
1 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (6.67%) Salt
1 1 (6.67%) Opsview
1 1 (6.67%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) IBM
3 7 (46.67%) F5
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Aruba
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.67%) Veritas
8 1 (6.67%) Symantec
8 1 (6.67%) Veeam
8 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds