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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 101 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 2.02% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.61% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -44.51%
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
281 198 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.29% 12.19% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 96 68
Median daily rate £375 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -56.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) Axway
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (33.33%) Isilon
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Media

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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Axway
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Isilon