The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 27 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.20% - 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% - 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£264 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 - £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 - £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 53 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.16% 18.79% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 21
Average daily rate £375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £554 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

NAS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle