The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 11 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 8 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 12.12% - 13.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% - 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Median daily rate £240 - £155
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £361 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.48 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +31.02%
NAS
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 27.27% 32.10% 45.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 28
Median daily rate £300 £360 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.55% +71.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £258 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £488 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £11.72 £12.35 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -64.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Worcester - 8 £240 - 1
NAS
West Midlands

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Dell
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) PDA
1 8 (100.00%) VLAN
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) XenApp
3 5 (62.50%) XenServer
3 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
3 5 (62.50%) Virtual Team
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) Patch Management
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (62.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix Support
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Network Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Server Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 8 (100.00%) PDA
2 5 (62.50%) Virtual Team
3 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
3 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) SUSE
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Server
2 5 (62.50%) XenApp
2 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
2 5 (62.50%) XenServer
3 3 (37.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Dell
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) 3Com
2 3 (37.50%) Avaya
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP