The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank - 60 49
Contract jobs citing NAS 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.39% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.23% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+56.86% +25.92%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
146 71 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.49% 9.23% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 13 22
Average daily rate £400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £8.08 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) SAN
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (81.82%) Windows NT
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 2000
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) VMware ESX
2 9 (81.82%) BladeLogic
3 8 (72.73%) Terminal Services
3 8 (72.73%) Intel
3 8 (72.73%) Citrix
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (63.64%) MCSE
4 7 (63.64%) SLA
4 7 (63.64%) Clustering
4 7 (63.64%) Change Management
4 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (63.64%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (54.55%) Degree
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (54.55%) UNIX
5 6 (54.55%) IIS
5 6 (54.55%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (54.55%) ISA Server
6 5 (45.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) IIS
1 6 (54.55%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) DMZ
2 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) ADSL
2 2 (18.18%) Broadband
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) WLAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Administrator
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows 2000
1 9 (81.82%) Windows NT
1 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 2000 Server
3 6 (54.55%) UNIX
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Change Management
1 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) MCSE
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) VMware ESX
3 8 (72.73%) Terminal Services
4 6 (54.55%) ISA Server
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) BladeLogic
2 5 (45.45%) SCOM
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) Intel
3 8 (72.73%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Altiris