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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England / South East
Rank 174 198 215
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +17
Contract jobs citing NAS 61 58 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.69% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.94% 3.47% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 18
Median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.82% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £39.55 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +104.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-37.73% -11.66%

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
1550 1673 1848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.18% 19.96% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 906 888
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 98 110
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 2017.

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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +3 24 £425 - 1
Surrey +34 23 £375 -18.91% 2
Berkshire +9 7 £450 +16.12% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 4 - -
West Sussex - 3 - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 77 (91.67%) SAN
2 44 (52.38%) VMware
3 34 (40.48%) Unix
4 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 33 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (39.29%) Data Centre
5 31 (36.90%) Linux
6 29 (34.52%) Red Hat
6 29 (34.52%) Security Cleared
7 28 (33.33%) EMC
8 26 (30.95%) EMC VNX
8 26 (30.95%) vSphere
9 24 (28.57%) EMC VMAX
9 24 (28.57%) VCE vBlock
9 24 (28.57%) Converged Infrastructure
10 23 (27.38%) SC Cleared
11 22 (26.19%) Windows
11 22 (26.19%) Oracle
12 20 (23.81%) ITIL
13 19 (22.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 18 (21.43%) Sun
14 18 (21.43%) Solaris
14 18 (21.43%) Finance
14 18 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
14 18 (21.43%) High Availability
15 17 (20.24%) Active Directory
15 17 (20.24%) Veritas
16 16 (19.05%) Service Delivery
16 16 (19.05%) Firewall
17 15 (17.86%) NetApp

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 6 (7.14%) Apache
1 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 6 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.38%) SAS
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Office 365
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.19%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 77 (91.67%) SAN
2 16 (19.05%) Firewall
3 10 (11.90%) FTP
4 9 (10.71%) iSCSI
4 9 (10.71%) Network Security
5 8 (9.52%) ADSL
5 8 (9.52%) SSH
6 7 (8.33%) LAN
6 7 (8.33%) WAN
7 6 (7.14%) DHCP
7 6 (7.14%) DMZ
7 6 (7.14%) DNS
7 6 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (7.14%) WLAN
8 5 (5.95%) MPLS
8 5 (5.95%) SSL
8 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.95%) VoIP
9 4 (4.76%) VPN
9 4 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Legal
3 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.76%) Local Government
5 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Administrator
2 15 (17.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 15 (17.86%) Storage Administrator
2 15 (17.86%) Unix Administrator
3 13 (15.48%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (11.90%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
4 10 (11.90%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 10 (11.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 10 (11.90%) VMware Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) SAN Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Storage Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) VMware Specialist
6 7 (8.33%) Architect
6 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
7 6 (7.14%) SAN Administrator
8 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) EMC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) J2EE
2 4 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 26 (30.95%) EMC VNX
3 24 (28.57%) EMC VMAX
3 24 (28.57%) VCE vBlock
4 18 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (10.71%) Clustering
6 5 (5.95%) Replication
7 3 (3.57%) HP Storage
7 3 (3.57%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.19%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.48%) Unix
2 31 (36.90%) Linux
3 22 (26.19%) Windows
4 18 (21.43%) Solaris
5 12 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 10 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (4.76%) HPUX
10 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.57%) Mac OS X
11 3 (3.57%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) Converged Infrastructure
2 20 (23.81%) ITIL
3 18 (21.43%) High Availability
4 16 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 12 (14.29%) Migration
6 11 (13.10%) Change Management
6 11 (13.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (9.52%) Change Control
7 8 (9.52%) Problem Management
7 8 (9.52%) Project Management
8 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
9 6 (7.14%) Capacity Management
9 6 (7.14%) Network Design
9 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.14%) TOGAF
10 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.76%) Presales
11 4 (4.76%) Server Building
12 3 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (3.57%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.38%) ActionScript
3 2 (2.38%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (2.38%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.19%) Jython
4 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (34.52%) Security Cleared
2 23 (27.38%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.76%) MCP
5 4 (4.76%) MCSE
6 1 (1.19%) CCIE
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.19%) Degree
6 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 33 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (30.95%) vSphere
3 17 (20.24%) Active Directory
4 15 (17.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 15 (17.86%) Veritas File System
5 11 (13.10%) NFS
6 6 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.38%) Firmware
9 2 (2.38%) XenApp
10 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (22.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 12 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 9 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (8.33%) Nagios
4 7 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 6 (7.14%) EMC Navisphere
6 5 (5.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (3.57%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (2.38%) PowerCLI
8 2 (2.38%) SCCM
8 2 (2.38%) SCOM
9 1 (1.19%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.19%) NetApp OnCommand
9 1 (1.19%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) VMware
2 33 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 29 (34.52%) Red Hat
4 28 (33.33%) EMC
5 22 (26.19%) Oracle
6 18 (21.43%) Sun
7 17 (20.24%) Veritas
8 15 (17.86%) Brocade
8 15 (17.86%) NetApp
9 13 (15.48%) HP
10 12 (14.29%) Symantec
11 7 (8.33%) Cisco
12 5 (5.95%) Altiris
13 4 (4.76%) BMC
13 4 (4.76%) Citrix
13 4 (4.76%) Dell
13 4 (4.76%) IBM
14 3 (3.57%) Apple
14 3 (3.57%) Hitachi
14 3 (3.57%) Remedy
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