The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 98 102 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs citing NAS 18 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.90% 0.11% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 1.11% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
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£363 £313 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +1.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
NAS
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
261 180 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.03% 10.24% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 105 126
Average daily rate £310 £345 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% +25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -17.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £15.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £19.78 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

NAS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
Leeds +1 12 £363 +16.00% 3
NAS
Yorkshire

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 19 (100.00%) SAN
2 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 15 (78.95%) VMware
3 14 (73.68%) Linux
4 13 (68.42%) IBM
4 13 (68.42%) vSphere
5 11 (57.89%) Cisco
6 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
7 9 (47.37%) Windows
7 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
8 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (36.84%) Cacti
9 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
9 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds Orion
9 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (36.84%) Node.js
9 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
9 7 (36.84%) Build Automation
9 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
9 7 (36.84%) Salt
9 7 (36.84%) IBM XIV
9 7 (36.84%) Opsview
9 7 (36.84%) Graphite
9 7 (36.84%) PHP
9 7 (36.84%) MySQL
9 7 (36.84%) Informix
9 7 (36.84%) Apache
9 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
9 7 (36.84%) Nagios

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (36.84%) Apache
1 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
1 7 (36.84%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) SAN
2 15 (78.95%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) HSRP
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) MPLS
3 2 (10.53%) OSPF
3 2 (10.53%) BGP
3 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
3 2 (10.53%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Informix
1 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
1 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
1 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Project Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Storage
1 7 (36.84%) IBM XIV
2 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (36.84%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Load Balancing
2 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (36.84%) Build Automation
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PHP
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
2 2 (10.53%) CCIE
2 2 (10.53%) CCSP
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) vSphere
2 6 (31.58%) NFS
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Nagios
1 7 (36.84%) NetBackup
1 7 (36.84%) Cacti
1 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds Orion
1 7 (36.84%) Salt
1 7 (36.84%) Opsview
1 7 (36.84%) Graphite
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) IBM
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco
4 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
5 7 (36.84%) Veritas
5 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
6 5 (26.32%) F5
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft