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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 93 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -2
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.17% 0.13% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 1.10% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £500 £125 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -47.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-59.75% +33.33%
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
305 91 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.32% 12.07% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 54 41
Average daily rate £290 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 6
Average hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £13.63 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.20 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 April 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 -34 2 £500 +300.00%
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) EMC
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) CLARiiON
3 5 (71.43%) Symmetrix
3 5 (71.43%) Migration
3 5 (71.43%) Replication
3 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
3 5 (71.43%) Celerra
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) EMC VNX
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (42.86%) Service Management
5 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
6 2 (28.57%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (28.57%) JSP 440
6 2 (28.57%) QMS
6 2 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (28.57%) F5

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) iPlanet
1 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) SSH
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Storage Support Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) SAN Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) SAN Support
5 1 (14.29%) Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) JSP
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Celerra
1 5 (71.43%) CLARiiON
1 5 (71.43%) EMC VNX
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
1 5 (71.43%) Symmetrix
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Grid Computing
2 2 (28.57%) HP Storage
2 2 (28.57%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) QMS
4 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) JSP 440
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) EMC
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
2 2 (28.57%) BEA
2 2 (28.57%) BMC
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) Opsware
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Qualys
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec
2 2 (28.57%) Veritas