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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 29 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.24% 2.66% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% 12.50% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +46.66%
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
47 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.50% 21.28% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 13
Average daily rate £290 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £37.60 £23.75 £7.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.31% +238.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) NFS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) Intel
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (40.00%) Rendezvous
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) FCoE
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) HBase
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Rendezvous
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) NCIE
2 1 (20.00%) NCDA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
1 2 (40.00%) Xen
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) SRDF
1 2 (40.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Intel
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (40.00%) DataSynapse
4 1 (20.00%) Sybase