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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 214 195 197
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs citing NAS 50 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.67% 2.99% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 18
Average daily rate
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£330 £394 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.19% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £30.94 £37.50 £30.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.49% +24.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.69 £22.12 £18.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.19 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +35.80%
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
1870 1405 1833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.74% 16.57% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 667 655
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 94 177
Average hourly rate £20.92 £26.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.07% +39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -5 13 £225 -25.24%
Hampshire -21 13 £370 -11.90% 3
Berkshire +12 12 £330 +10.00% 7
Surrey -10 7 £320 -17.41%
Oxfordshire -22 2 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 72 (74.23%) SAN
2 55 (56.70%) Windows
3 44 (45.36%) Active Directory
4 43 (44.33%) VMware
5 41 (42.27%) Linux
6 36 (37.11%) UNIX
6 36 (37.11%) Microsoft
7 30 (30.93%) MS Excel
8 29 (29.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (27.84%) Oracle
10 25 (25.77%) Citrix
10 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (23.71%) VMware ESX
12 23 (23.71%) Shell Script
12 23 (23.71%) Firewall
13 22 (22.68%) SQL
14 19 (19.59%) Migration
15 18 (18.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (18.56%) MCSE
15 18 (18.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (18.56%) SLA
15 18 (18.56%) Red Hat
16 17 (17.53%) Terminal Services
17 16 (16.49%) DMZ
17 16 (16.49%) Cisco
17 16 (16.49%) HTTPS
17 16 (16.49%) FTP
17 16 (16.49%) ITIL
17 16 (16.49%) BladeLogic

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (14.43%) IIS
2 11 (11.34%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.22%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.06%) Lync
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.06%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.06%) SAS
8 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (30.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.22%) MS Office
3 6 (6.19%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.03%) MS Project
4 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (74.23%) SAN
2 23 (23.71%) Firewall
3 16 (16.49%) DMZ
3 16 (16.49%) HTTPS
3 16 (16.49%) FTP
4 11 (11.34%) DNS
5 9 (9.28%) MPLS
6 8 (8.25%) DHCP
7 7 (7.22%) BGP
7 7 (7.22%) WAN
7 7 (7.22%) LAN
8 6 (6.19%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
9 5 (5.15%) EIGRP
9 5 (5.15%) TACACS
9 5 (5.15%) OSPF
9 5 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.12%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (4.12%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (8.25%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.06%) Military
5 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (18.56%) Administrator
2 11 (11.34%) Consultant
3 10 (10.31%) Windows Administrator
3 10 (10.31%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (9.28%) Architect
5 8 (8.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 8 (8.25%) Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.19%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Storage Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Migration Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.09%) Server Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.09%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) Middleware
2 7 (7.22%) HTML
2 7 (7.22%) SOAP
2 7 (7.22%) Hibernate
2 7 (7.22%) Ajax
2 7 (7.22%) JSON
2 7 (7.22%) REST
3 1 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Clustering
2 12 (12.37%) User Experience
3 11 (11.34%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.19%) Blackberry
5 6 (6.19%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.06%) PKI
6 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.03%) Life Science
7 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 55 (56.70%) Windows
2 41 (42.27%) Linux
3 36 (37.11%) UNIX
4 29 (29.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (18.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (14.43%) Windows 2000
7 14 (14.43%) Windows NT
8 13 (13.40%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (7.22%) Solaris
11 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
12 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
13 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.03%) AIX
14 1 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Migration
2 16 (16.49%) ITIL
2 16 (16.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (13.40%) Change Management
4 11 (11.34%) ITSM
4 11 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.22%) OO
5 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.22%) Web Development
6 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (4.12%) SOA
8 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.09%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.09%) ITIL V2
9 2 (2.06%) SIEM
9 2 (2.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.06%) Change Control
9 2 (2.06%) Software Distribution
9 2 (2.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.71%) Shell Script
2 22 (22.68%) SQL
3 16 (16.49%) AWK
3 16 (16.49%) Korn
3 16 (16.49%) sed
4 13 (13.40%) Java
5 11 (11.34%) Python
6 8 (8.25%) Perl
7 7 (7.22%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.22%) C++
7 7 (7.22%) Ruby
7 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.06%) C
10 1 (1.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) MCSE
1 18 (18.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.46%) Degree
3 9 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.19%) CCNP
6 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.09%) CCNA
8 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.03%) MCP
9 1 (1.03%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.56%) SLA
2 8 (8.25%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (45.36%) Active Directory
2 24 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (23.71%) VMware ESX
4 17 (17.53%) Terminal Services
5 13 (13.40%) ISA Server
6 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (5.15%) Hyper-V
7 5 (5.15%) vSphere
7 5 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.09%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.06%) vCloud
9 2 (2.06%) XenApp
9 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.03%) NFS
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.03%) NLBS
10 1 (1.03%) Xen
10 1 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.03%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) BladeLogic
2 9 (9.28%) SCOM
3 8 (8.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (6.19%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (4.12%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (4.12%) SCCM
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (2.06%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.06%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.06%) Netcool
6 2 (2.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.06%) Nagios
6 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 43 (44.33%) VMware
2 36 (37.11%) Microsoft
3 27 (27.84%) Oracle
4 25 (25.77%) Citrix
5 18 (18.56%) Red Hat
6 16 (16.49%) Cisco
7 13 (13.40%) Intel
8 12 (12.37%) NetApp
9 11 (11.34%) HP
10 10 (10.31%) Sun
11 8 (8.25%) Symantec
12 7 (7.22%) Hitachi
12 7 (7.22%) F5
13 5 (5.15%) SAP
14 4 (4.12%) EMC
15 3 (3.09%) Veritas
15 3 (3.09%) Alias
15 3 (3.09%) Barracuda Networks
15 3 (3.09%) Kaseya
16 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
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