The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 100 99 77
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing NAS 4 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.36% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 2.69% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 6
Median daily rate - £269 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -15.38%
NAS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
277 260 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.51% 13.35% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 142 91
Median daily rate £425 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £263 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for NAS.

1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) Webroot
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) PBX
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) NetApp
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Replication
6 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) PBX
2 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Storage Architect
3 2 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (25.00%) BYOD
2 3 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (16.67%) EMC VNX
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (16.67%) Email Filtering
4 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (16.67%) Web Filtering
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Webroot
4 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Isilon