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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 188 221 214
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -7
Contract jobs citing NAS 54 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 2.69% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 19
Median daily rate £425 £513 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +55.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £346 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £635 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -8.33%
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
1565 1787 1876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.22% 18.89% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 964 881
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 120 111
Median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +40.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Hampshire +17 21 £425 -26.08% 1
Surrey +31 19 £375 -5.06% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 6 - -
Berkshire +2 5 £400 +6.66% 2
West Sussex - 3 - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 81 (93.10%) SAN
2 48 (55.17%) VMware
3 35 (40.23%) Linux
3 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
4 34 (39.08%) Unix
5 33 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (36.78%) Windows
7 31 (35.63%) Data Centre
8 26 (29.89%) Red Hat
9 24 (27.59%) ITIL
9 24 (27.59%) Security Cleared
10 22 (25.29%) EMC
10 22 (25.29%) Finance
11 20 (22.99%) Active Directory
11 20 (22.99%) vSphere
12 19 (21.84%) Oracle
12 19 (21.84%) Solaris
12 19 (21.84%) EMC VNX
13 18 (20.69%) EMC VMAX
13 18 (20.69%) Converged Infrastructure
13 18 (20.69%) VCE vBlock
13 18 (20.69%) Migration
13 18 (20.69%) SC Cleared
14 17 (19.54%) Firewall
14 17 (19.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 16 (18.39%) NetApp
15 16 (18.39%) High Availability
15 16 (18.39%) Windows Server
16 14 (16.09%) Enterprise Storage
16 14 (16.09%) Veritas Cluster Server

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 9 (10.34%) Apache
1 9 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.05%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.45%) IIS
4 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.30%) SAS
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.15%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (93.10%) SAN
2 17 (19.54%) Firewall
3 9 (10.34%) LAN
3 9 (10.34%) WAN
4 8 (9.20%) ADSL
4 8 (9.20%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (9.20%) FTP
4 8 (9.20%) Network Security
5 6 (6.90%) DHCP
5 6 (6.90%) DMZ
5 6 (6.90%) DNS
5 6 (6.90%) iSCSI
5 6 (6.90%) SSH
5 6 (6.90%) WLAN
6 5 (5.75%) MPLS
6 5 (5.75%) SSL
6 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.75%) VoIP
6 5 (5.75%) VPN
7 4 (4.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) DB2
3 3 (3.45%) MySQL
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Legal
3 5 (5.75%) Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Investment Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.45%) Local Government
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (24.14%) Administrator
2 13 (14.94%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 11 (12.64%) Storage Administrator
4 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) SAN Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Unix Administrator
5 9 (10.34%) Storage Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) VMware Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Solaris Administrator
6 8 (9.20%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Architect
7 7 (8.05%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.05%) VMware Specialist
8 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
8 6 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.75%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) Middleware
2 7 (8.05%) J2EE
3 3 (3.45%) LAMP
3 3 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.30%) .NET
4 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.15%) JSP
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (35.63%) Data Centre
2 19 (21.84%) EMC VNX
3 18 (20.69%) EMC VMAX
3 18 (20.69%) VCE vBlock
4 14 (16.09%) Enterprise Storage
5 13 (14.94%) Clustering
6 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.60%) HP Storage
7 3 (3.45%) Replication
8 2 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.15%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.15%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (40.23%) Linux
2 34 (39.08%) Unix
3 32 (36.78%) Windows
4 19 (21.84%) Solaris
5 16 (18.39%) Windows Server
6 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (8.05%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (4.60%) AIX
11 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
12 3 (3.45%) HPUX
12 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
12 3 (3.45%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) ITIL
2 18 (20.69%) Converged Infrastructure
2 18 (20.69%) Migration
3 16 (18.39%) High Availability
4 14 (16.09%) Service Delivery
5 11 (12.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (11.49%) Change Management
6 10 (11.49%) Project Management
7 7 (8.05%) Capacity Management
7 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.05%) Server Building
8 6 (6.90%) Change Control
8 6 (6.90%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.90%) Network Design
8 6 (6.90%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.90%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.75%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.60%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) SQL
2 4 (4.60%) Java
2 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.60%) Python
3 3 (3.45%) Perl
4 2 (2.30%) ActionScript
4 2 (2.30%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (2.30%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.15%) Jython
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 18 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (9.20%) MCSE
5 7 (8.05%) MCP
6 2 (2.30%) VCP5
7 1 (1.15%) CCIE
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (22.99%) Active Directory
2 20 (22.99%) vSphere
3 14 (16.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 10 (11.49%) Veritas File System
5 9 (10.34%) NFS
6 5 (5.75%) Firmware
7 4 (4.60%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.45%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.30%) XenApp
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (11.49%) NetBackup
3 7 (8.05%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (5.75%) Puppet
4 5 (5.75%) SCCM
4 5 (5.75%) SCOM
4 5 (5.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (4.60%) Nagios
5 4 (4.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.45%) EMC Navisphere
6 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.30%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.30%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.30%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.15%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.15%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.15%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (1.15%) OpenView
8 1 (1.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 48 (55.17%) VMware
2 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
3 26 (29.89%) Red Hat
4 22 (25.29%) EMC
5 19 (21.84%) Oracle
6 16 (18.39%) NetApp
7 14 (16.09%) Sun
8 13 (14.94%) Brocade
8 13 (14.94%) HP
8 13 (14.94%) Veritas
9 10 (11.49%) Symantec
10 7 (8.05%) Cisco
11 6 (6.90%) Citrix
12 5 (5.75%) Altiris
13 4 (4.60%) Dell
13 4 (4.60%) IBM
14 3 (3.45%) Apple
14 3 (3.45%) Hitachi
14 3 (3.45%) SonicWALL
14 3 (3.45%) Veeam
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