The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 37 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.48% 4.88% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 28.57% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£293 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.35% -1.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +46.66%
NAS
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 56 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 17.22% 17.07% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 22
Average daily rate £313 £299 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -8.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.97 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 13 (100.00%) SAN
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Blue Coat
2 12 (92.31%) ProxySG
2 12 (92.31%) Load Balancing
2 12 (92.31%) CheckPoint
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) Wireless
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) Nortel
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) CCIE
2 12 (92.31%) CCNP
2 12 (92.31%) CCNA
2 12 (92.31%) Nortel Contivity
2 12 (92.31%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (84.62%) Change Control
3 11 (84.62%) ITIL
4 10 (76.92%) HP
5 8 (61.54%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 1 (7.69%) Migration
8 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (7.69%) EMC
8 1 (7.69%) UNIX
8 1 (7.69%) Solaris

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 13 (100.00%) SAN
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) Wireless
2 12 (92.31%) Nortel Contivity
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Load Balancing
2 11 (84.62%) Change Control
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (92.31%) CCIE
1 12 (92.31%) CCNP
1 12 (92.31%) CCNA
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) ProxySG
1 12 (92.31%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Blue Coat
2 12 (92.31%) CheckPoint
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) Nortel
3 10 (76.92%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Sun
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat