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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 220 231 212
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing NAS 30 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.37% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 2.12% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 19
Median daily rate £388 £358 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.39% +19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £445 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.37% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.48 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +31.02%
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
1515 1699 1848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.90% 17.42% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 932 878
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 111 96
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 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
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 26 September 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 +9 14 £425 +37.09%
Hampshire +14 8 £310 -4.61% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
West Sussex -1 2 £370 -
Berkshire +1 1 £488 -5.33% 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £190 - 1
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 57 (90.48%) SAN
2 37 (58.73%) Windows
3 29 (46.03%) Unix
3 29 (46.03%) VMware
4 26 (41.27%) ITIL
4 26 (41.27%) Linux
4 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
5 22 (34.92%) Finance
5 22 (34.92%) Migration
6 18 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 18 (28.57%) Oracle
6 18 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (26.98%) NetApp
8 16 (25.40%) Data Centre
9 15 (23.81%) Project Management
10 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
10 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 14 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 13 (20.63%) NetBackup
12 12 (19.05%) Solaris
12 12 (19.05%) EMC
13 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
13 11 (17.46%) SQL
13 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (17.46%) Banking
13 11 (17.46%) Brocade
14 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (15.87%) HP
14 10 (15.87%) Firewall
15 9 (14.29%) Clustering

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 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.11%) Apache
2 7 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.94%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.35%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.76%) IIS
5 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.59%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.59%) TPMS
7 1 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Office 365
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (90.48%) SAN
2 10 (15.87%) Firewall
3 9 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (14.29%) LAN
3 9 (14.29%) WAN
4 5 (7.94%) Network Security
5 4 (6.35%) DHCP
5 4 (6.35%) DMZ
5 4 (6.35%) DNS
5 4 (6.35%) WLAN
6 3 (4.76%) ADSL
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (4.76%) FTP
6 3 (4.76%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.76%) MPLS
6 3 (4.76%) SSH
6 3 (4.76%) VoIP
7 2 (3.17%) HTTP
7 2 (3.17%) LDAP
7 2 (3.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) DB2
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Administrator
2 9 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (12.70%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Architect
4 6 (9.52%) SAN Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Coordinator
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) NAS Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) NetApp Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Storage Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) Hardware Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) Middleware
2 5 (7.94%) J2EE
3 3 (4.76%) LAMP
3 3 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (3.17%) .NET
4 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.59%) JSP
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.29%) Clustering
3 6 (9.52%) EMC VNX
3 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.35%) HP Storage
6 3 (4.76%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (3.17%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.17%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.59%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.59%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.59%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (1.59%) Replication
8 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (58.73%) Windows
2 29 (46.03%) Unix
3 26 (41.27%) Linux
4 14 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 12 (19.05%) Solaris
6 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (6.35%) AIX
12 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.59%) VMS
13 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) ITIL
2 22 (34.92%) Migration
3 15 (23.81%) Project Management
4 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
4 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (12.70%) High Availability
5 7 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 7 (11.11%) Server Building
6 6 (9.52%) Capacity Management
6 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
7 5 (7.94%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.94%) Operations Management
7 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.35%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (4.76%) Secure Coding
9 3 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) Java
3 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.35%) Python
4 3 (4.76%) Perl
4 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) Jython
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.11%) MCP
2 7 (11.11%) MCSE
2 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.76%) RHCT
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) MCSA
4 1 (1.59%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 18 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.70%) NFS
3 6 (9.52%) Firmware
3 6 (9.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (7.94%) XenApp
5 4 (6.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (4.76%) vSphere
7 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.17%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) NetBackup
2 7 (11.11%) SCCM
3 5 (7.94%) Puppet
3 5 (7.94%) SCOM
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.76%) NetApp OnCommand
4 3 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (3.17%) PowerCLI
5 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.59%) OpenView
6 1 (1.59%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.59%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (46.03%) VMware
2 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
3 18 (28.57%) Oracle
4 17 (26.98%) NetApp
5 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 12 (19.05%) EMC
7 11 (17.46%) Brocade
8 10 (15.87%) HP
9 9 (14.29%) Citrix
10 8 (12.70%) Cisco
11 7 (11.11%) Sybase
12 6 (9.52%) Symantec
13 5 (7.94%) Veritas
14 4 (6.35%) IBM
14 4 (6.35%) Isilon
15 3 (4.76%) Altiris
15 3 (4.76%) Dell
15 3 (4.76%) Hitachi
15 3 (4.76%) QNAP
15 3 (4.76%) Sun