The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 228 188 214
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +26
Contract jobs citing NAS 33 76 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.82% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 4.29% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 16
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £452 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £19.80 £40.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £22.20 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.95% -45.00%
NAS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1738 1772 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.33% 19.08% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 872 744
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 120 99
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

NAS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

NAS Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

NAS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -17 21 £450 +14.28% 4
Hampshire +1 6 £400 +15.94% 2
Berkshire -9 4 £300 -25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £200 -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region with a requirement for NAS.

1 91 (91.00%) SAN
2 53 (53.00%) Linux
3 44 (44.00%) Unix
3 44 (44.00%) Windows
4 39 (39.00%) EMC
5 37 (37.00%) NetApp
6 36 (36.00%) Migration
6 36 (36.00%) Solaris
7 34 (34.00%) Finance
8 30 (30.00%) VMware
9 29 (29.00%) Banking
10 26 (26.00%) Data Centre
11 25 (25.00%) Red Hat
12 24 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (22.00%) Oracle
14 21 (21.00%) NetBackup
14 21 (21.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (20.00%) Brocade
15 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 19 (19.00%) EMC VNX
17 18 (18.00%) Enterprise Storage
17 18 (18.00%) Veritas
18 17 (17.00%) Fibre Channel
19 16 (16.00%) Change Management
20 15 (15.00%) EMC VMAX
21 13 (13.00%) Active Directory
21 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
21 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
22 12 (12.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
22 12 (12.00%) Veritas Cluster Server

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (8.00%) TPMS
2 4 (4.00%) Apache
2 4 (4.00%) SAS
2 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.00%) MS Project
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.00%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 91 (91.00%) SAN
2 17 (17.00%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (11.00%) DNS
3 11 (11.00%) Firewall
3 11 (11.00%) LAN
4 8 (8.00%) MPLS
5 7 (7.00%) Multicast
5 7 (7.00%) Network Security
5 7 (7.00%) VLAN
6 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.00%) SSH
8 4 (4.00%) IPsec
8 4 (4.00%) WAN
9 3 (3.00%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.00%) DHCP
10 2 (2.00%) FTP
10 2 (2.00%) VoIP
11 1 (1.00%) PABX
11 1 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.00%) MySQL
3 3 (3.00%) DB2
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.00%) SAS EBI
4 1 (1.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (34.00%) Finance
2 29 (29.00%) Banking
3 8 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Back Office
4 1 (1.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Local Government
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (37.00%) Administrator
2 32 (32.00%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (19.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 18 (18.00%) Unix Administrator
5 17 (17.00%) Storage Administrator
5 17 (17.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 14 (14.00%) Architect
7 9 (9.00%) EMC Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Storage Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Support Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Technical Architect
10 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 6 (6.00%) Senior Unix Administrator
10 6 (6.00%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
10 6 (6.00%) Solaris Administrator
11 5 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) LAMP
1 4 (4.00%) Middleware
2 3 (3.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.00%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (19.00%) EMC VNX
3 18 (18.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 15 (15.00%) EMC VMAX
5 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (8.00%) VCE vBlock
7 7 (7.00%) Clustering
8 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (4.00%) Replication
9 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
9 3 (3.00%) Mainframe
10 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.00%) Smartphone
11 1 (1.00%) BYOD
11 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (53.00%) Linux
2 44 (44.00%) Unix
2 44 (44.00%) Windows
3 36 (36.00%) Solaris
4 21 (21.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.00%) AIX
8 3 (3.00%) CentOS
8 3 (3.00%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (3.00%) MVS
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.00%) Debian
10 1 (1.00%) Fedora
10 1 (1.00%) SUSE
10 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.00%) VMS
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.00%) Migration
2 16 (16.00%) Change Management
3 12 (12.00%) ITIL
4 11 (11.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (11.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 10 (10.00%) Project Management
6 9 (9.00%) Data Migration
7 8 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 8 (8.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (7.00%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (7.00%) High Availability
8 7 (7.00%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.00%) Service Management
9 6 (6.00%) Converged Infrastructure
9 6 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (6.00%) Security Architecture
9 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.00%) Operations Management
10 5 (5.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (6.00%) SQL
3 4 (4.00%) Java
3 4 (4.00%) Python
4 3 (3.00%) Perl
5 2 (2.00%) PHP
5 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (9.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (6.00%) Degree
4 4 (4.00%) NCDA
4 4 (4.00%) NCIE
4 4 (4.00%) NCSA
5 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) RHCT
5 3 (3.00%) VCP5
6 2 (2.00%) MCSE
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 24 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (12.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 12 (12.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 12 (12.00%) vSphere
4 8 (8.00%) Firmware
4 8 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (6.00%) NFS
6 4 (4.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.00%) RHEV
7 3 (3.00%) vCloud
7 3 (3.00%) XenApp
8 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.00%) Postfix
9 1 (1.00%) qmail
9 1 (1.00%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (21.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (6.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 5 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (4.00%) Netcool
4 4 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.00%) Puppet
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (2.00%) SCCM
6 2 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.00%) vRealize
7 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.00%) Cacti
7 1 (1.00%) Nagios
7 1 (1.00%) Plesk
7 1 (1.00%) SCOM
7 1 (1.00%) WMI
7 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (39.00%) EMC
2 37 (37.00%) NetApp
3 30 (30.00%) VMware
4 25 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 22 (22.00%) Oracle
6 20 (20.00%) Brocade
6 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 18 (18.00%) Veritas
8 12 (12.00%) Cisco
8 12 (12.00%) Sun
9 11 (11.00%) Symantec
10 10 (10.00%) Citrix
11 8 (8.00%) Emulex
12 7 (7.00%) Sybase
13 4 (4.00%) Isilon
14 3 (3.00%) 3PAR
14 3 (3.00%) Cognos
14 3 (3.00%) HP
14 3 (3.00%) StorageTek
15 2 (2.00%) IBM
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