The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 19 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 24 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing NAS 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.80% 0.68% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 3.70% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £538 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.27% -19.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £396 £333
% change year-on-year
-11.67% +19.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.81% -53.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.09% 18.37% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 9
Median daily rate £240 £363 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.79% +47.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £245 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £418 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing NAS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 February 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
Ipswich - 6 £538 -
NAS
East of England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for NAS.

1 9 (100.00%) SAN
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (88.89%) Secure Coding
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) High Availability
2 8 (88.89%) Middleware
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) IIS
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Clustering
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 7 (77.78%) Network Optimisation
4 4 (44.44%) French Language
5 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
5 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (22.22%) SIEM
6 1 (11.11%) OpenStack

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 8 (88.89%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) CloudStack
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) French Language
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (88.89%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) High Availability
1 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
1 8 (88.89%) Secure Coding
2 7 (77.78%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) KVM
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) BT