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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 190 225 217
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -8
Contract jobs citing NAS 67 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.44% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.87% 2.09% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 12
Average daily rate £425 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £278 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+20.76% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £39.55 £40.00 £23.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% +68.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.40
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +78.57%
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
1730 1962 1526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.49% 20.85% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 944 648
Average daily rate £352 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 117 128
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% +58.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.25 £59.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +27 28 £425 -15.00% 2
Surrey +4 19 £450 +63.63% 4
Berkshire +14 9 £375 +16.27% 4
East Sussex +7 4 £300 -29.41%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £530 - 3
West Sussex +7 1 - - 1
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 86 (90.53%) SAN
2 38 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 34 (35.79%) Linux
4 33 (34.74%) Windows
5 32 (33.68%) EMC
6 31 (32.63%) VMware
7 26 (27.37%) Finance
7 26 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (26.32%) NetApp
8 25 (26.32%) Oracle
9 24 (25.26%) DNS
9 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
10 23 (24.21%) LAN
11 22 (23.16%) Cisco
11 22 (23.16%) VLAN
12 20 (21.05%) Firewall
12 20 (21.05%) Red Hat
12 20 (21.05%) Sun
12 20 (21.05%) Unix
13 18 (18.95%) Solaris
13 18 (18.95%) MPLS
13 18 (18.95%) Service Management
13 18 (18.95%) Security Cleared
14 17 (17.89%) EMC VNX
14 17 (17.89%) Cybersecurity
14 17 (17.89%) Multicast
15 16 (16.84%) Brocade
15 16 (16.84%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
16 14 (14.74%) TCP/IP

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.32%) SAS
4 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.11%) nginx
5 1 (1.05%) Apache
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.05%) TPMS
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.05%) IaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) PaaS
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (90.53%) SAN
2 24 (25.26%) DNS
3 23 (24.21%) LAN
4 22 (23.16%) VLAN
5 20 (21.05%) Firewall
6 18 (18.95%) MPLS
7 17 (17.89%) Multicast
8 14 (14.74%) TCP/IP
9 13 (13.68%) SSH
10 10 (10.53%) iSCSI
11 9 (9.47%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (8.42%) WAN
13 7 (7.37%) Internet
14 6 (6.32%) Network Security
14 6 (6.32%) SMTP
15 5 (5.26%) FTP
15 5 (5.26%) VoIP
16 3 (3.16%) DHCP
16 3 (3.16%) IPsec
16 3 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.32%) SAS EBI
4 3 (3.16%) OLTP
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.11%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Gerrit
1 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (27.37%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Banking
3 7 (7.37%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Local Government
5 3 (3.16%) Retail
6 2 (2.11%) Law
6 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (33.68%) Architect
2 21 (22.11%) Administrator
3 15 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (14.74%) Infrastructure Architect
5 12 (12.63%) Storage Administrator
6 11 (11.58%) Technical Architect
6 11 (11.58%) Unix Administrator
7 10 (10.53%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 9 (9.47%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 8 (8.42%) EMC Engineer
9 8 (8.42%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 7 (7.37%) Analyst
10 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Architect
10 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (6.32%) Security Architect
11 6 (6.32%) Senior Architect
11 6 (6.32%) Support Engineer
11 6 (6.32%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) .NET
1 4 (4.21%) JMS
1 4 (4.21%) SOAP
2 2 (2.11%) ServiceStack
2 2 (2.11%) Web Services
3 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.05%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (17.89%) EMC VNX
3 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (11.58%) EMC VMAX
4 11 (11.58%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (10.53%) VCE vBlock
6 9 (9.47%) Clustering
7 8 (8.42%) Client/Server
8 6 (6.32%) Mainframe
9 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
9 5 (5.26%) Replication
10 4 (4.21%) Cryptography
11 3 (3.16%) BYOD
11 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
12 2 (2.11%) CLARiiON
12 2 (2.11%) CMDB
12 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (1.05%) CESG
13 1 (1.05%) EqualLogic
13 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.79%) Linux
2 33 (34.74%) Windows
3 20 (21.05%) Unix
4 18 (18.95%) Solaris
5 10 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.32%) MVS
6 6 (6.32%) Windows Server
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.11%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (2.11%) Debian
8 2 (2.11%) NetWare
8 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.11%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.05%) HPUX
9 1 (1.05%) SUSE
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) Service Management
2 17 (17.89%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (16.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (12.63%) Migration
5 11 (11.58%) High Availability
6 10 (10.53%) Converged Infrastructure
7 8 (8.42%) Capacity Management
7 8 (8.42%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (7.37%) Asset Management
8 7 (7.37%) Change Management
8 7 (7.37%) Load Balancing
9 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.32%) CRM
9 6 (6.32%) DevOps
9 6 (6.32%) ITIL
9 6 (6.32%) Release Management
9 6 (6.32%) Security Architecture
9 6 (6.32%) TOGAF
10 5 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.63%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) Perl
3 3 (3.16%) Python
4 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.05%) C
5 1 (1.05%) PHP
5 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (18.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.58%) Degree
3 10 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.21%) MCSE
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.16%) CCNA
5 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.11%) CCNP
6 2 (2.11%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.11%) Cyber Scheme
6 2 (2.11%) OSCP
6 2 (2.11%) Tigerscheme
7 1 (1.05%) CCSP
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.05%) MCSA
7 1 (1.05%) NCDA
7 1 (1.05%) NCIE
7 1 (1.05%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (14.74%) vSphere
3 10 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 8 (8.42%) NFS
5 7 (7.37%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.32%) RHEV
7 3 (3.16%) Firmware
7 3 (3.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.16%) Xen
8 2 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.11%) Docker
8 2 (2.11%) Sendmail
8 2 (2.11%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.11%) vCloud
8 2 (2.11%) Veritas File System
8 2 (2.11%) XenApp
9 1 (1.05%) KVM
9 1 (1.05%) StorNext
9 1 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (7.37%) NetBackup
3 6 (6.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (6.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.21%) OpenView
6 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.16%) Puppet
6 3 (3.16%) vMotion
7 2 (2.11%) Ansible
7 2 (2.11%) BMC Marimba
7 2 (2.11%) Nagios
7 2 (2.11%) Simpana
7 2 (2.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (2.11%) vRealize
8 1 (1.05%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (1.05%) Netcool
8 1 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (33.68%) EMC
2 31 (32.63%) VMware
3 25 (26.32%) NetApp
3 25 (26.32%) Oracle
4 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
5 22 (23.16%) Cisco
6 20 (21.05%) Red Hat
6 20 (21.05%) Sun
7 16 (16.84%) Brocade
8 12 (12.63%) HP
9 8 (8.42%) Citrix
10 7 (7.37%) StorageTek
10 7 (7.37%) Symantec
11 6 (6.32%) Cognos
12 5 (5.26%) Veritas
13 4 (4.21%) Dell
14 3 (3.16%) CommVault
15 2 (2.11%) Avaya
15 2 (2.11%) Hitachi
15 2 (2.11%) SAP
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