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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 213 210 169
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -41
Contract jobs citing NAS 49 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.32% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.49% 1.82% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 39
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £398 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+56.86% +25.92%
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
1965 1595 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.48% 17.80% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 663 615
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 133 163
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

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 26 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
Surrey +21 15 £300 +9.09% 6
Hampshire -7 14 £500 +53.84% 3
Berkshire -4 9 £300 - 3
Oxfordshire - 4 £338 -
Middlesex +4 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 85 (81.73%) SAN
2 54 (51.92%) Windows
3 49 (47.12%) Linux
4 41 (39.42%) Active Directory
5 39 (37.50%) VMware
6 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
7 35 (33.65%) UNIX
8 32 (30.77%) SQL
9 27 (25.96%) Firewall
10 26 (25.00%) Oracle
11 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (21.15%) MS Excel
13 21 (20.19%) VMware ESX
14 20 (19.23%) Citrix
14 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (18.27%) HP
16 18 (17.31%) ITIL
17 17 (16.35%) SLA
18 16 (15.38%) Red Hat
18 16 (15.38%) Clustering
18 16 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 15 (14.42%) Disaster Recovery
19 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (14.42%) Shell Script
19 15 (14.42%) Cisco
19 15 (14.42%) MCSE
20 14 (13.46%) Windows 2000
20 14 (13.46%) Windows NT
20 14 (13.46%) DNS

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 10 (9.62%) IIS
1 10 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.73%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.88%) SAS
4 3 (2.88%) Lync
4 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.92%) nginx
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.96%) GroupWise
Applications
1 22 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.65%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.96%) MS Project
4 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (81.73%) SAN
2 27 (25.96%) Firewall
3 14 (13.46%) FTP
3 14 (13.46%) DNS
4 11 (10.58%) DMZ
5 9 (8.65%) HTTPS
5 9 (8.65%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.65%) DHCP
6 8 (7.69%) WAN
6 8 (7.69%) LAN
6 8 (7.69%) BGP
7 6 (5.77%) VoIP
7 6 (5.77%) Multicast
8 5 (4.81%) ATM
8 5 (4.81%) SSH
9 4 (3.85%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.85%) MPLS
9 4 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.88%) 4G
10 3 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.92%) Gerrit
1 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (11.54%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Banking
3 8 (7.69%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.92%) Publishing
5 2 (1.92%) Military
6 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (17.31%) Architect
2 14 (13.46%) Administrator
3 11 (10.58%) Consultant
3 11 (10.58%) Analyst
4 9 (8.65%) Enterprise Architect
4 9 (8.65%) Windows Administrator
5 6 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.81%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) UNIX Consultant
7 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Storage Specialist
7 4 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) Middleware
2 6 (5.77%) Hibernate
2 6 (5.77%) Ajax
2 6 (5.77%) JSON
2 6 (5.77%) HTML
2 6 (5.77%) SOAP
2 6 (5.77%) REST
3 2 (1.92%) ServiceStack
3 2 (1.92%) Web Services
4 1 (0.96%) XML
4 1 (0.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Clustering
2 7 (6.73%) PKI
2 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.73%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.73%) User Experience
3 6 (5.77%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.81%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.81%) Replication
5 4 (3.85%) CLARiiON
5 4 (3.85%) Symmetrix
5 4 (3.85%) EMC Centera
5 4 (3.85%) Symmetrix DMX
5 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.85%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (51.92%) Windows
2 49 (47.12%) Linux
3 35 (33.65%) UNIX
4 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (13.46%) Windows 2000
7 14 (13.46%) Windows NT
8 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (10.58%) Solaris
10 10 (9.62%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.85%) HPUX
12 2 (1.92%) Android
13 1 (0.96%) AIX
13 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.96%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.31%) ITIL
2 15 (14.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (12.50%) Migration
4 11 (10.58%) ITSM
5 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.62%) Change Management
6 9 (8.65%) Capacity Management
7 8 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.73%) Service Management
9 6 (5.77%) SOA
9 6 (5.77%) OO
9 6 (5.77%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.77%) Web Development
9 6 (5.77%) Analytics
9 6 (5.77%) SIEM
9 6 (5.77%) Data Architecture
9 6 (5.77%) Security Architecture
10 5 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (4.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.77%) SQL
2 15 (14.42%) Shell Script
3 12 (11.54%) Python
4 11 (10.58%) Java
5 10 (9.62%) Perl
6 9 (8.65%) sed
6 9 (8.65%) Korn
6 9 (8.65%) AWK
7 6 (5.77%) Ruby
7 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.77%) C++
7 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) MCSE
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (10.58%) Degree
4 9 (8.65%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.88%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.88%) CCNA
7 2 (1.92%) CCNP
8 1 (0.96%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.96%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.96%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.35%) SLA
2 10 (9.62%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (39.42%) Active Directory
2 24 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (20.19%) VMware ESX
4 13 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (8.65%) ISA Server
6 4 (3.85%) vSphere
7 3 (2.88%) vCloud
7 3 (2.88%) Veritas File System
7 3 (2.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.92%) XenApp
8 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.92%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.92%) UAG
9 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.96%) NFS
9 1 (0.96%) Xen
9 1 (0.96%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 12 (11.54%) BladeLogic
2 9 (8.65%) SCOM
3 7 (6.73%) Backup Exec
3 7 (6.73%) SCCM
4 6 (5.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (4.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (4.81%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.85%) OpenView
6 4 (3.85%) Nagios
6 4 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (2.88%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.88%) Netcool
7 3 (2.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (1.92%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.92%) Ansible
8 2 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.96%) SAP Afaria
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 39 (37.50%) VMware
2 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
3 26 (25.00%) Oracle
4 20 (19.23%) Citrix
5 19 (18.27%) HP
6 16 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 15 (14.42%) Cisco
8 12 (11.54%) Sun
9 10 (9.62%) Intel
9 10 (9.62%) Symantec
10 9 (8.65%) NetApp
11 8 (7.69%) SAP
12 7 (6.73%) Veritas
13 6 (5.77%) Hitachi
13 6 (5.77%) 3PAR
14 5 (4.81%) IBM
14 5 (4.81%) EMC
15 4 (3.85%) Google
15 4 (3.85%) Kaseya
16 3 (2.88%) Alias
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