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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 126 104 116
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing NAS 14 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.22% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 1.85% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 10
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£375 £425 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £295 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £520 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £24.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.69%
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
489 270 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.48% 12.05% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 136 197
Average daily rate £350 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 65
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -16 6 £255 +2.00%
Dorset - 3 £225 -
Wiltshire -10 2 £375 -25.00% 2
Devon - - - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (76.47%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) EMC
2 7 (41.18%) HP
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Brocade
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) Time Management
6 3 (17.65%) UNIX
7 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) Clustering
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
7 2 (11.76%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
7 2 (11.76%) OpenView
7 2 (11.76%) Dell
7 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) IPsec
4 1 (5.88%) STUN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.88%) SGSN
4 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.88%) LTE
4 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.88%) 3GPP
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Storage Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Storage Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) SAN Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Storage Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) SAN Storage Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Time Management
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Process Management
4 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.88%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) HP
1 7 (41.18%) EMC
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Brocade
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) Isilon
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Tektronix
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