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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 91 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing NAS 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% 0.72% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £170 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -57.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-38.88% -16.92%

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
216 276 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.86% 14.81% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 142 72
Median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Webroot
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
5 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
5 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
5 3 (27.27%) BYOD
5 3 (27.27%) Replication
5 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
5 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) LAN

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 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) PBX
2 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Storage Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 3 (27.27%) BYOD
2 3 (27.27%) Replication
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
4 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (27.27%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (18.18%) Email Filtering
3 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Webroot
3 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Isilon