The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 75 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.21% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.97% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £450 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+12.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.10 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-55.58% +11.53%
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
291 206 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.53% 21.19% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 73 94
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Median hourly rate £21.81 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for NAS.

1 12 (100.00%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) EMC
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) NFS
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) Unix
7 3 (25.00%) Sun
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) CommVault
7 3 (25.00%) StorageTek
7 3 (25.00%) Brocade
7 3 (25.00%) Replication
7 3 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (25.00%) CentOS
7 3 (25.00%) vSphere
7 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Intranet
4 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) EMC Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) SAN Support
1 3 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Storage Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ELK Stack
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) CentOS
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) NetWare
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (8.33%) Debian
6 1 (8.33%) Fedora
6 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) VCP5
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) HND
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) NFS
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) KVM
3 2 (16.67%) vCloud
4 1 (8.33%) Docker
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (8.33%) Postfix
4 1 (8.33%) qmail
4 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
4 1 (8.33%) Varnish
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (8.33%) Xen
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Bacula
3 1 (8.33%) Cacti
3 1 (8.33%) cPanel
3 1 (8.33%) Grafana
3 1 (8.33%) Graphite
3 1 (8.33%) Kibana
3 1 (8.33%) logstash
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) Plesk
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (8.33%) Salt
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Simpana
3 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) EMC
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Brocade
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) CommVault
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) StorageTek
3 3 (25.00%) Sun
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Hitachi
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Rackspace