The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.61% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+56.86% +19.29%
NAS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
105 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.96% 9.82% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 12 18
Average daily rate £375 £323 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +5.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £10.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +77.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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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
Oxford - 3 £300 -
Banbury - - - -
NAS
South East

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) HPUX
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (50.00%) Windows NT
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) OpenView
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Replication
3 3 (50.00%) CLARiiON
3 3 (50.00%) Symmetrix
3 3 (50.00%) EMC Centera
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) GroupWise
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Storage Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
1 3 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 3 (50.00%) Symmetrix
1 3 (50.00%) EMC Centera
1 3 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) HPUX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (50.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (16.67%) NetWare
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) OpenView
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
1 3 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Novell
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
3 1 (16.67%) Kaseya