The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North East 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 50 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.19% - 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £570
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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 29 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.77% 8.31% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 11 48
Average daily rate £347 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.78 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
NAS
England

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 30 July 2014. 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
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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 - - - - 2
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (25.00%) Celerra
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) HP Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Celerra
2 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (25.00%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas File System
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Isilon