The first table below looks at the demand for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £360
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -22.85%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 45 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.99% 13.72% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 30
Average daily rate £350 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £151 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
NAS
Wales

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NAS across the South Wales region.

NAS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the South Wales region.

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

NAS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 1 £388 -
Caerphilly - - - -
NAS
Wales

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) EDRMS
1 1 (100.00%) L2TP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) UAG

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) L2TP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk