The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 29 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 21.13% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£155 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
NAS
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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
38 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 53.52% 18.75% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 6
Average daily rate £210 £342 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.50% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £275 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £385 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NAS across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) SAN
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (83.33%) Dell
2 15 (83.33%) Citrix
2 15 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 15 (83.33%) MS Office
2 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (83.33%) DHCP
2 15 (83.33%) DNS
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) PDA
2 15 (83.33%) VLAN
2 15 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 15 (83.33%) SCCM
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (83.33%) XenApp
2 15 (83.33%) XenServer
2 15 (83.33%) XenDesktop
3 13 (72.22%) SC Cleared
3 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
3 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (44.44%) VMware Server
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (16.67%) LAN
5 3 (16.67%) WLAN
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 15 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 15 (83.33%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) SAN
2 15 (83.33%) VLAN
2 15 (83.33%) DNS
2 15 (83.33%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) DataStage
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Blackberry
1 15 (83.33%) PDA
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Time Management
2 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) SC Cleared
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 15 (83.33%) XenApp
1 15 (83.33%) XenServer
1 15 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (44.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) Dell
2 15 (83.33%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco