The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 139 111 106
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Contract jobs citing NAS 7 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.17% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 1.50% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £240 £375 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +141.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.61% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -44.51%
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
456 266 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.41% 11.16% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 144 172
Median daily rate £350 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 31
Median hourly rate £36.25 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

NAS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Worcestershire - 4 £240 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for NAS.

1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
1 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) SCCM
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Virtual Team
4 4 (44.44%) Patch Management
4 4 (44.44%) XenApp
4 4 (44.44%) XenServer
4 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Server
4 4 (44.44%) PDA
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
4 4 (44.44%) Dell
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) VLAN
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Intranet
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix Support
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
1 4 (44.44%) PDA
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Team
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) EMC VNX
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Patch Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Data Enrichment
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (22.22%) Document Management
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Server
3 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
3 4 (44.44%) XenServer
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
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