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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 138 108 125
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +17
Contract jobs citing NAS 9 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.28% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 2.28% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.73% -35.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £206 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £245 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
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
533 263 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.75% 12.11% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 142 191
Average daily rate £349 £295 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.22% -18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 60
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.90 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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
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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
Bristol -25 4 £399 +59.50% 1
Wiltshire -12 2 £394 - 1
Dorset - 1 £225 - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Devon - - - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) SAN
2 9 (50.00%) HP
3 8 (44.44%) EMC
4 7 (38.89%) Migration
4 7 (38.89%) Brocade
4 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) MySQL
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) Time Management
8 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
8 2 (11.11%) CouchDB
8 2 (11.11%) Marketing
8 2 (11.11%) VMware Server
8 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (11.11%) Isilon
8 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
8 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) IPsec
4 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Voldemort
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) CouchDB
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) HBase
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Electronics
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) SAN Storage Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) SAN Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Storage Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) CESG
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Process Management
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) C
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (44.44%) EMC
3 7 (38.89%) Brocade
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) Dell
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) Isilon
7 1 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) Juniper
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
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