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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 62 61 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing NAS 1 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 1.60% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 6.50% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£203 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.50% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £21.00 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+51.19% -11.34%
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
243 246 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.68% 24.60% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 82 101
Average daily rate £390 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £165 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £34.25 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) Tektronix
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) STUN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (25.00%) SGSN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Tester
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Server Support
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Tektronix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade