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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 65 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing NAS 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.18% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.11% 0.78% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£248 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +35.80%
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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
190 256 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.97% 23.57% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 100 95
Average daily rate £350 £390 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +32.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) sed
2 3 (75.00%) DMZ
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (75.00%) Sun
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) AWK
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (75.00%) DMZ
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Migration Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) AWK
1 3 (75.00%) Korn
1 3 (75.00%) sed
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) VMware