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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 223 208 171
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -37
Contract jobs citing NAS 43 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.31% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 1.76% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 35
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£300 £333 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £423 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +79.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.11%
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
2029 1644 1584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.18% 17.62% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 685 619
Average daily rate £343 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 141 156
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 31 March 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
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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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
Hampshire +1 17 £343 +3.00% 5
Surrey +15 11 £300 +9.09% 6
Berkshire +2 10 £300 -17.24% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
Middlesex +1 1 - -
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 71 (77.17%) SAN
2 47 (51.09%) Windows
3 45 (48.91%) Linux
4 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
4 30 (32.61%) VMware
5 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
6 27 (29.35%) UNIX
6 27 (29.35%) Firewall
7 26 (28.26%) SQL
8 23 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (22.83%) Oracle
10 17 (18.48%) Migration
11 16 (17.39%) Red Hat
11 16 (17.39%) DNS
11 16 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (16.30%) HP
12 15 (16.30%) ITIL
12 15 (16.30%) Citrix
12 15 (16.30%) VMware ESX
13 14 (15.22%) Clustering
13 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (15.22%) Shell Script
13 14 (15.22%) FTP
13 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (14.13%) Solaris
14 13 (14.13%) Cisco
15 12 (13.04%) Sun
15 12 (13.04%) SLA
15 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
15 12 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (6.52%) IIS
1 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
1 6 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.26%) Lync
3 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.26%) SAS
3 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.17%) nginx
4 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.09%) GroupWise
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Office
3 3 (3.26%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (77.17%) SAN
2 27 (29.35%) Firewall
3 16 (17.39%) DNS
4 14 (15.22%) FTP
5 11 (11.96%) DMZ
6 10 (10.87%) DHCP
7 9 (9.78%) TCP/IP
7 9 (9.78%) HTTPS
8 7 (7.61%) WAN
8 7 (7.61%) LAN
9 6 (6.52%) VoIP
9 6 (6.52%) BGP
9 6 (6.52%) Multicast
10 5 (5.43%) iSCSI
10 5 (5.43%) SSH
10 5 (5.43%) ATM
11 4 (4.35%) LDAP
11 4 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (3.26%) 4G
12 3 (3.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.17%) Gerrit
1 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
1 9 (9.78%) Multimedia
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.43%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (19.57%) Architect
2 12 (13.04%) Administrator
3 10 (10.87%) Consultant
4 9 (9.78%) Analyst
4 9 (9.78%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (7.61%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.61%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.43%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.35%) UNIX Consultant
8 3 (3.26%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.96%) Middleware
2 6 (6.52%) HTML
3 5 (5.43%) SOAP
3 5 (5.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (5.43%) Ajax
3 5 (5.43%) JSON
3 5 (5.43%) REST
4 2 (2.17%) ServiceStack
4 2 (2.17%) Web Services
5 1 (1.09%) XML
5 1 (1.09%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.09%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Clustering
2 8 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.61%) PKI
3 7 (7.61%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.52%) N-Tier
4 6 (6.52%) User Experience
5 5 (5.43%) Replication
6 4 (4.35%) CLARiiON
6 4 (4.35%) Symmetrix
6 4 (4.35%) EMC Centera
6 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.35%) Symmetrix DMX
6 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 47 (51.09%) Windows
2 45 (48.91%) Linux
3 27 (29.35%) UNIX
4 16 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (14.13%) Solaris
7 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (9.78%) Windows 2000
8 9 (9.78%) Windows NT
9 6 (6.52%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
10 4 (4.35%) HPUX
11 2 (2.17%) Android
12 1 (1.09%) AIX
12 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.09%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) Migration
2 15 (16.30%) ITIL
3 12 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.78%) Capacity Management
5 8 (8.70%) ITSM
5 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.61%) Data Migration
6 7 (7.61%) Service Management
7 6 (6.52%) SOA
7 6 (6.52%) Web Development
7 6 (6.52%) Analytics
7 6 (6.52%) Change Management
7 6 (6.52%) Data Architecture
7 6 (6.52%) Security Architecture
7 6 (6.52%) SIEM
8 5 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.43%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.26%) SQL
2 14 (15.22%) Shell Script
3 11 (11.96%) Python
3 11 (11.96%) Java
4 9 (9.78%) Perl
4 9 (9.78%) sed
4 9 (9.78%) AWK
4 9 (9.78%) Korn
5 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.43%) C++
6 5 (5.43%) Ruby
6 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.35%) C
8 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.09%) Groovy
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.96%) MCSE
2 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.78%) Degree
4 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.35%) CCNA
5 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) MCP
7 1 (1.09%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.09%) CCNP
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.04%) SLA
2 9 (9.78%) QA
System Software
1 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
2 23 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (16.30%) VMware ESX
4 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (5.43%) Terminal Services
5 5 (5.43%) ISA Server
6 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.26%) Veritas File System
7 3 (3.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (3.26%) vSphere
7 3 (3.26%) vCloud
8 2 (2.17%) KVM
8 2 (2.17%) UAG
8 2 (2.17%) NFS
8 2 (2.17%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.17%) XenApp
8 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.09%) Xen
9 1 (1.09%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) SCCM
1 7 (7.61%) SCOM
2 6 (6.52%) Nagios
2 6 (6.52%) BladeLogic
3 5 (5.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (5.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.43%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.35%) OpenView
5 3 (3.26%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.26%) Netcool
5 3 (3.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.26%) vMotion
6 2 (2.17%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.17%) Ansible
6 2 (2.17%) Puppet
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.09%) MOM
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
1 30 (32.61%) VMware
2 21 (22.83%) Oracle
3 16 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 15 (16.30%) HP
4 15 (16.30%) Citrix
5 13 (14.13%) Cisco
6 12 (13.04%) Sun
7 8 (8.70%) 3PAR
8 7 (7.61%) Symantec
8 7 (7.61%) Veritas
9 6 (6.52%) EMC
10 5 (5.43%) Intel
10 5 (5.43%) IBM
10 5 (5.43%) Hitachi
11 4 (4.35%) Google
11 4 (4.35%) Brocade
11 4 (4.35%) NetApp
12 3 (3.26%) Remedy
12 3 (3.26%) Alias
Staines, Middlesex
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