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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
England / South West
Rank 125 137 138
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 2.29% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £575 £313 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-38.88% -10.00%

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
341 393 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.29% 13.19% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 251 217
Median daily rate £370 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 50
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.46 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Bristol +1 1 - - 1
Wiltshire +1 1 £575 +76.92%
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 West region with a requirement for NAS.

1 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) Replication
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 6 (42.86%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) Solaris
6 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
7 4 (28.57%) NetApp
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
7 4 (28.57%) NFS
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) QA
8 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 3 (21.43%) Puppet
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (21.43%) VoIP
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (21.43%) RHCE
8 3 (21.43%) MCSE
8 3 (21.43%) Python
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Extranet
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Intranet
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Replication
2 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) Solaris
5 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
6 2 (14.29%) Debian
7 1 (7.14%) CentOS
7 1 (7.14%) Unix
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 3 (21.43%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) C
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (21.43%) MCITP
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) RHCE
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) NFS
5 2 (14.29%) Docker
5 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (7.14%) Firmware
6 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Ansible
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (14.29%) Packer
2 2 (14.29%) PowerCLI
2 2 (14.29%) Terraform
3 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) MOM
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) NetApp
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Sonatype
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas