The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 34 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing NAS 11 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.72% 1.30% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.58% 6.67% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +90.47%
NAS
South Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
81 45 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.00% 19.57% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 32 32
Average daily rate £388 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

NAS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 12 (100.00%) Unix
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) NetApp
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) NFS
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Brocade
2 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (58.33%) Data ONTAP
2 7 (58.33%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (58.33%) Financial Institution
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (41.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) EMC
3 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 5 (41.67%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Veritas
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) SUSE
4 3 (25.00%) Banking

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 12 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) Fibre Channel
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) NAS Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) NetApp Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) SAN Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (58.33%) Data ONTAP
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) NFS
2 5 (41.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (41.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Brocade
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) NetApp
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) EMC
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) Veritas