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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England / North East
Rank 93 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Contract jobs citing NAS 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.10% 0.78% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 5.88% 1.71%
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 £400 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.88% -10.00%

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
203 119 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.26% 13.27% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 57 64
Median daily rate £325 £417 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.96% +19.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £295 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -26 1 - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
1 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) HP
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (80.00%) SAN
3 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (73.33%) HTTP
4 11 (73.33%) iSCSI
5 10 (66.67%) Software Distribution
5 10 (66.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 10 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (66.67%) ITIL
5 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (66.67%) HTTPS
5 10 (66.67%) Middleware
5 10 (66.67%) Firewall
5 10 (66.67%) ITSM
6 9 (60.00%) CA
7 8 (53.33%) Dell
7 8 (53.33%) OO
8 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
8 7 (46.67%) WSUS
9 6 (40.00%) Linux
10 5 (33.33%) Python
10 5 (33.33%) BMC
10 5 (33.33%) Jython

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 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) SAN
2 11 (73.33%) HTTP
2 11 (73.33%) iSCSI
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) HTTPS
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) FTP
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
1 3 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
1 10 (66.67%) ITSM
1 10 (66.67%) Software Distribution
1 10 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
2 8 (53.33%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Jython
3 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) OCA
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 7 (46.67%) WSUS
3 5 (33.33%) BladeLogic
3 5 (33.33%) Puppet
3 5 (33.33%) SCCM
3 5 (33.33%) SCOrch
4 4 (26.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) HP
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) CA
3 8 (53.33%) Dell
4 5 (33.33%) BMC
5 4 (26.67%) Symantec
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Veritas
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) Convergys
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) Opsware