The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 104 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% - 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% - 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £170 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +90.47%
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
276 182 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.23% 12.75% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 90 77
Average daily rate £368 £318 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% +11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.88 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £10.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 4 (57.14%) IBM Domino
4 3 (42.86%) IBM Notes
4 3 (42.86%) Lotus
4 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) Android
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) MS Project
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Intranet
6 1 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (57.14%) IBM Domino
2 3 (42.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Project Planner
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Lotus
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) VMware