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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 84 88 95
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing NAS 24 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.30% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.27% 3.50% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£305 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £398 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +35.80%
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
259 143 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.07% 8.93% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 81 72
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 11
Average hourly rate £14.87 £12.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -21.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £17.50 £75.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

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 29 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 21 £310 -17.33% 2
NAS
Yorkshire

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 17 (65.38%) Windows
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
1 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 14 (53.85%) SAN
4 13 (50.00%) Symantec
4 13 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 13 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (46.15%) IBM
5 12 (46.15%) EMC
5 12 (46.15%) VMware ESX
5 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (46.15%) vSphere
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (46.15%) SCCM
5 12 (46.15%) SCOM
6 9 (34.62%) Internet
7 8 (30.77%) UNIX
7 8 (30.77%) Lotus
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
7 8 (30.77%) IIS
7 8 (30.77%) Solaris
7 8 (30.77%) Lotus Domino
8 7 (26.92%) ITIL
9 6 (23.08%) Apache
9 6 (23.08%) Samba

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 13 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (30.77%) IIS
3 8 (30.77%) Lotus Domino
4 6 (23.08%) Apache
5 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
5 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (11.54%) WorkSite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) SAN
2 9 (34.62%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) DHCP
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) IPsec
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (15.38%) Ingres
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (11.54%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) UNIX Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) Exchange Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Project Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Solaris
2 8 (30.77%) UNIX
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Information Security
4 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Korn
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) MCSE
1 4 (15.38%) MCSA
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 12 (46.15%) VMware ESX
3 12 (46.15%) vSphere
4 6 (23.08%) Samba
5 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 12 (46.15%) SCCM
2 12 (46.15%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) Symantec
4 12 (46.15%) IBM
4 12 (46.15%) EMC
5 8 (30.77%) Lotus
5 8 (30.77%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) Reuters
6 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) CommVault
6 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco