The first table below looks at the demand for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing NAS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+40.90% +12.82%
Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 17 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.31% 8.37% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 44
Average daily rate £347 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £275 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.59 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £15.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
NAS
North East

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 2
NAS
North East

NAS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (50.00%) Celerra
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) SAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Celerra
1 1 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas