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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 98 69 78
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Contract jobs citing NAS 13 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.95% 1.14% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 7.86% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -15.38%
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
350 140 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.49% 14.45% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 68 90
Median daily rate £338 £425 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +22.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 14
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the North East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -35 13 £325 +44.44%
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 14 (87.50%) HP
3 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 13 (81.25%) SAN
3 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) HTTP
4 11 (68.75%) iSCSI
5 10 (62.50%) Software Distribution
5 10 (62.50%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (62.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 10 (62.50%) ITIL
5 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 10 (62.50%) HTTPS
5 10 (62.50%) Middleware
5 10 (62.50%) ITSM
5 10 (62.50%) Firewall
6 9 (56.25%) CA
7 8 (50.00%) Dell
7 8 (50.00%) OO
8 7 (43.75%) Linux
8 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
8 7 (43.75%) WSUS
9 5 (31.25%) BladeLogic
9 5 (31.25%) SCCM
9 5 (31.25%) 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 (18.75%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) SAN
2 11 (68.75%) HTTP
2 11 (68.75%) iSCSI
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) HTTPS
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) FTP
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) HP Storage
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
1 10 (62.50%) ITSM
1 10 (62.50%) Software Distribution
1 10 (62.50%) Virtual Environments
2 8 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) Jython
3 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (31.25%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) OCA
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (18.75%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (6.25%) NFS
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 7 (43.75%) WSUS
3 5 (31.25%) BladeLogic
3 5 (31.25%) Puppet
3 5 (31.25%) SCCM
3 5 (31.25%) SCOrch
4 4 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (6.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) HP
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) CA
4 8 (50.00%) Dell
5 5 (31.25%) BMC
6 4 (25.00%) Symantec
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) Veritas
8 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco
8 1 (6.25%) Convergys
8 1 (6.25%) EMC
8 1 (6.25%) NetApp
8 1 (6.25%) Opsware