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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England / South East
Rank 200 187 209
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Contract jobs citing NAS 43 70 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.82% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 3.99% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 25
Median daily rate £400 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £396 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.67% +21.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £39.55 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -53.75%

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
1559 1754 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.47% 20.44% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 972 951
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 90 115
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £52.63 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +11 19 £400 -13.51% 1
Hampshire -4 18 £415 -2.35% 2
Berkshire +15 5 £450 +16.12% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 1 - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 82 (92.13%) SAN
2 43 (48.31%) Linux
3 42 (47.19%) VMware
4 40 (44.94%) Unix
5 36 (40.45%) Red Hat
6 33 (37.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (35.96%) Data Centre
8 31 (34.83%) Security Cleared
8 31 (34.83%) Solaris
9 30 (33.71%) Veritas
10 29 (32.58%) EMC
11 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
11 28 (31.46%) Oracle
11 28 (31.46%) EMC VNX
12 25 (28.09%) EMC VMAX
12 25 (28.09%) Converged Infrastructure
12 25 (28.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 25 (28.09%) vSphere
12 25 (28.09%) Enterprise Storage
12 25 (28.09%) Sun
13 24 (26.97%) High Availability
14 22 (24.72%) Veritas File System
14 22 (24.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 22 (24.72%) SC Cleared
14 22 (24.72%) Finance
15 21 (23.60%) Service Delivery
16 20 (22.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
18 18 (20.22%) Symantec
18 18 (20.22%) Windows

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 6 (6.74%) Apache
1 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
1 6 (6.74%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.49%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.25%) SAS
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 82 (92.13%) SAN
2 16 (17.98%) Firewall
3 12 (13.48%) FTP
4 10 (11.24%) SSH
5 9 (10.11%) iSCSI
6 8 (8.99%) ADSL
6 8 (8.99%) Network Security
7 6 (6.74%) DMZ
7 6 (6.74%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (6.74%) IPsec
7 6 (6.74%) LAN
7 6 (6.74%) WAN
7 6 (6.74%) WLAN
8 5 (5.62%) MPLS
8 5 (5.62%) SSL
8 5 (5.62%) VoIP
9 4 (4.49%) DHCP
9 4 (4.49%) DNS
9 4 (4.49%) VPN
9 4 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (24.72%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Legal
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.62%) Local Government
5 3 (3.37%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Administrator
2 22 (24.72%) Storage Administrator
2 22 (24.72%) Unix Administrator
3 18 (20.22%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (16.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 15 (16.85%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 15 (16.85%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 11 (12.36%) Solaris Administrator
6 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
7 9 (10.11%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (8.99%) Support Engineer
8 8 (8.99%) VMware Specialist
9 7 (7.87%) Architect
9 7 (7.87%) SAN Administrator
9 7 (7.87%) SAN Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Storage Engineer
10 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.74%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (6.74%) SAN Storage Administrator
10 6 (6.74%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) J2EE
2 3 (3.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.96%) Data Centre
2 28 (31.46%) EMC VNX
3 25 (28.09%) EMC VMAX
3 25 (28.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 25 (28.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 14 (15.73%) Clustering
5 6 (6.74%) Replication
6 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.37%) HP Storage
6 3 (3.37%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.12%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 43 (48.31%) Linux
2 40 (44.94%) Unix
3 31 (34.83%) Solaris
4 18 (20.22%) Windows
5 12 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (10.11%) Windows Server
7 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (6.74%) Data ONTAP
9 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.62%) HPUX
11 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
12 3 (3.37%) Mac OS X
12 3 (3.37%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) Converged Infrastructure
2 24 (26.97%) High Availability
3 21 (23.60%) Service Delivery
4 16 (17.98%) Change Management
5 13 (14.61%) Change Control
5 13 (14.61%) ITIL
5 13 (14.61%) Problem Management
6 11 (12.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (8.99%) Load Balancing
8 7 (7.87%) Capacity Management
8 7 (7.87%) Migration
8 7 (7.87%) Software Distribution
9 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.74%) Network Design
9 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.74%) Project Management
9 6 (6.74%) Server Building
9 6 (6.74%) TOGAF
10 4 (4.49%) Presales
11 3 (3.37%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.73%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) Perl
3 2 (2.25%) ActionScript
3 2 (2.25%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (2.25%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.12%) Jython
4 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (34.83%) Security Cleared
2 22 (24.72%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.49%) Degree
4 4 (4.49%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) MCSE
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CCIE
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.12%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 33 (37.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (28.09%) vSphere
3 22 (24.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 22 (24.72%) Veritas File System
4 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
5 12 (13.48%) NFS
6 8 (8.99%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (3.37%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (22.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (20.22%) NetBackup
3 10 (11.24%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (10.11%) Nagios
4 9 (10.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (8.99%) EMC Navisphere
6 6 (6.74%) Netcool
6 6 (6.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (6.74%) Tivoli
7 5 (5.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (3.37%) Backup Exec
8 3 (3.37%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (2.25%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (1.12%) BladeLogic
10 1 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (1.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (1.12%) NetApp OnCommand
10 1 (1.12%) Puppet
10 1 (1.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 42 (47.19%) VMware
2 36 (40.45%) Red Hat
3 30 (33.71%) Veritas
4 29 (32.58%) EMC
5 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
5 28 (31.46%) Oracle
6 25 (28.09%) Sun
7 18 (20.22%) Symantec
8 16 (17.98%) Brocade
8 16 (17.98%) NetApp
9 8 (8.99%) HP
10 7 (7.87%) Citrix
11 5 (5.62%) Altiris
12 4 (4.49%) BMC
12 4 (4.49%) Cisco
13 3 (3.37%) Apple
13 3 (3.37%) Nimble Storage
13 3 (3.37%) Remedy
13 3 (3.37%) SonicWALL
13 3 (3.37%) Veeam
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