The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 48 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.41% - 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+40.90% +16.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
65 66 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.27% 13.28% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 21
Average daily rate £325 £323 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +53.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 23
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £20.90 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
NAS
South East

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
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 28 July 2014. 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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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 - 2 £325 -
NAS
South East

NAS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) F5