The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 42 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.53% - 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% - 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£375 - £675
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 - £655
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £381 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +19.26%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.93% 10.74% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 12 13
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £40.50 £24.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
2 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix
2 2 (66.67%) EMC Centera
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) OpenView
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kaseya
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Kaspersky
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (33.33%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
1 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix
1 2 (66.67%) EMC Centera
1 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) HPUX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
1 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
2 1 (33.33%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Novell
2 1 (33.33%) Kaspersky
2 1 (33.33%) Kaseya