The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England / North East
Rank - 70 55
Contract jobs citing NAS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.85% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £220 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £396 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +21.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -53.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
164 117 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.59% 13.31% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 65 61
Median daily rate £338 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £529 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for NAS.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
3 12 (85.71%) HP
4 11 (78.57%) SAN
4 11 (78.57%) iSCSI
4 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
5 10 (71.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 10 (71.43%) Middleware
5 10 (71.43%) Firewall
5 10 (71.43%) ITSM
5 10 (71.43%) HTTPS
5 10 (71.43%) ITIL
5 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
5 10 (71.43%) HTTP
5 10 (71.43%) Software Distribution
5 10 (71.43%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (64.29%) CA
7 8 (57.14%) Dell
7 8 (57.14%) OO
8 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
8 7 (50.00%) WSUS
9 6 (42.86%) Linux
10 5 (35.71%) Python
10 5 (35.71%) BMC
10 5 (35.71%) BladeLogic

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) iSCSI
1 11 (78.57%) SAN
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) HTTP
2 10 (71.43%) HTTPS
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Middleware
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
1 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
1 10 (71.43%) ITSM
1 10 (71.43%) Software Distribution
1 10 (71.43%) Virtual Environments
2 8 (57.14%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) Jython
3 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (35.71%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) OCA
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (7.14%) NFS
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 7 (50.00%) WSUS
3 5 (35.71%) BladeLogic
3 5 (35.71%) Puppet
3 5 (35.71%) SCCM
3 5 (35.71%) SCOrch
4 4 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) HP
3 9 (64.29%) CA
4 8 (57.14%) Dell
5 5 (35.71%) BMC
6 4 (28.57%) Symantec
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) Veritas
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco
8 1 (7.14%) Convergys
8 1 (7.14%) NetApp