The first table below looks at the demand for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 62 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% 0.70% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 7.46% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-18.92% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+40.90% +16.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 67 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.56% 9.40% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 37
Average daily rate £330 £388 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +44.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £240 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.96 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% -23.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.96 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.83 £14.96 £20.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
NAS
Buckinghamshire

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the Milton Keynes region.

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) UNIX
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000
5 3 (42.86%) MCSE
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) Windows NT
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) Intel
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) SMTP
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Internet
5 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Clustering
5 3 (42.86%) CESG
5 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
5 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) SMTP
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) ICMP
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) CESG
1 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000
3 3 (42.86%) Windows NT
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
1 2 (28.57%) BladeLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Intel
4 2 (28.57%) Lumension
4 2 (28.57%) StorageTek
4 2 (28.57%) Sun
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