The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 133 117 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing NAS 9 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.62% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.39% 4.06% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 15
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£350 £415 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £335 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
377 443 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.00% 15.18% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 234 194
Average daily rate £360 £381 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 25
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.39 £9.50 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £29.50 £41.70
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 West

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

NAS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Wiltshire +5 4 £345 +2.98% 4
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 1
Somerset - - - - 2
Bristol - - - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (75.00%) SAN
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) Java
5 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Banking
6 5 (31.25%) EMC
6 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) HP
7 4 (25.00%) High Availability
8 3 (18.75%) HBase
8 3 (18.75%) Voldemort
8 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
8 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (18.75%) Puppet
8 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (18.75%) MongoDB

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
3 3 (18.75%) Multicast
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Voldemort
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
2 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (18.75%) CouchDB
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) HBase
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (18.75%) Electronics
3 3 (18.75%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) DTV
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (12.50%) ISA Server
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Server
4 1 (6.25%) NFS
4 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WSUS
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.25%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) EMC
4 4 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Dell
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (12.50%) McAfee
6 2 (12.50%) Websense
6 2 (12.50%) Brocade
6 2 (12.50%) Isilon
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