The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 65 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% - 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.15% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+20.76% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £63.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.40
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +78.57%
NAS
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
286 186 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.51% 21.14% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 85 92
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £113 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) EMC
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (33.33%) StorageTek
4 3 (33.33%) Sun
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Replication
4 3 (33.33%) Brocade
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Intranet
4 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) EMC Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) SAN Support
1 3 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Storage Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) NetWare
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) NFS
3 1 (11.11%) KVM
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Simpana
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Brocade
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) StorageTek
3 3 (33.33%) Sun
4 2 (22.22%) CommVault
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago