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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 76 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing NAS 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.43% 0.16% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 0.99% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £220 £300 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £347 £378
% change year-on-year
+12.95% -7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +54.76%
NAS
England

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
122 101 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.08% 16.24% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 62 39
Average daily rate £400 £365 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 19
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the North East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 4 £220 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 12 (100.00%) SAN
1 12 (100.00%) Replication
2 11 (91.67%) CLARiiON
2 11 (91.67%) Symmetrix
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) EMC
2 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 11 (91.67%) Celerra
2 11 (91.67%) EMC VNX
2 11 (91.67%) Migration
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
4 9 (75.00%) Incident Management
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (50.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (50.00%) Service Management
7 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
8 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (8.33%) Unix

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Storage Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) SAN Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Storage Support Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (58.33%) SAN Support
4 1 (8.33%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Replication
2 11 (91.67%) Celerra
2 11 (91.67%) CLARiiON
2 11 (91.67%) EMC VNX
2 11 (91.67%) Symmetrix
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
1 11 (91.67%) Migration
2 9 (75.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
1 11 (91.67%) EMC
2 10 (83.33%) VMware