The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 142 151 132
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing NAS 10 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 2.30% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
Median daily rate £345 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.47% +4.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £29.23 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-30.72% +29.91%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
533 521 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.21% 12.41% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 282 247
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 51
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% -22.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NAS across the North West region.

NAS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the North West region.

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

NAS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Manchester -2 7 £328 -26.40% 1
Merseyside +4 2 - -
Cheshire +8 1 £350 -22.22%
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 West region with a requirement for NAS.

1 15 (83.33%) SAN
2 13 (72.22%) VMware
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) Migration
7 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (27.78%) 3PAR
8 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
8 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 5 (27.78%) LAN
8 5 (27.78%) WAN
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle
9 4 (22.22%) vSphere
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
10 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
10 3 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 3 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 3 (16.67%) BYOD
10 3 (16.67%) Replication
10 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (16.67%) VPN
10 3 (16.67%) PBX
10 3 (16.67%) VoIP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) PBX
3 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 3 (16.67%) VoIP
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) VMWare Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Storage Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Migration Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SAN Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (16.67%) BYOD
2 3 (16.67%) Replication
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) AIX
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Email Filtering
3 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
3 2 (11.11%) Server Building
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.11%) Web Filtering
3 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) vRealize
2 1 (5.56%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) 3PAR
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) EMC
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) Axway
5 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) Isilon
6 1 (5.56%) Sun
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