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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 104 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing NAS 8 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.27% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 2.16% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Median daily rate £345 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.47% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £358 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £449 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.03% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.48 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +31.02%
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
292 231 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.96% 12.31% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 131 103
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 16
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.94 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 September 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 7 (70.00%) SAN
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) PBX
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (30.00%) BYOD
4 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (30.00%) Replication

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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) PBX
2 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Storage Architect
3 2 (20.00%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) BYOD
2 3 (30.00%) Replication
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (20.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) AIX
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (30.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Email Filtering
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (20.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Axway
5 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (20.00%) Isilon