The table below looks at the statistics for NAS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 100 106 110
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing NAS 29 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.11% 0.52% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 4.71% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
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£315 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £386 £535
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
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
396 255 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.13% 11.10% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 146 104
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

NAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

NAS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

NAS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

NAS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

NAS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NAS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

NAS Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

NAS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

NAS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

NAS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
West Yorkshire +5 24 £305 -18.66% 2
South Yorkshire -3 3 £400 +33.33%
North Yorkshire 0 2 £373 - 2
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 24 (63.16%) SAN
2 20 (52.63%) Windows
3 19 (50.00%) VMware
3 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
4 18 (47.37%) EMC
5 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 16 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (36.84%) NetBackup
6 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 14 (36.84%) IBM
6 14 (36.84%) UNIX
7 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
7 13 (34.21%) Symantec
8 12 (31.58%) VMware ESX
8 12 (31.58%) SCCM
8 12 (31.58%) SCOM
8 12 (31.58%) vSphere
8 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (28.95%) Internet
9 11 (28.95%) NetApp
9 11 (28.95%) Oracle
10 10 (26.32%) IIS
10 10 (26.32%) Solaris
11 9 (23.68%) ITIL
12 8 (21.05%) Apache
12 8 (21.05%) Lotus Domino
12 8 (21.05%) Lotus

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (34.21%) MS Exchange
2 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (26.32%) IIS
4 8 (21.05%) Lotus Domino
4 8 (21.05%) Apache
5 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
6 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (7.89%) WorkSite
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) SAN
2 11 (28.95%) Internet
3 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.53%) WAN
5 3 (7.89%) LAN
5 3 (7.89%) Firewall
6 2 (5.26%) HTTP
6 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.26%) FCoE
6 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.26%) Multicast
7 1 (2.63%) VPN
7 1 (2.63%) DNS
7 1 (2.63%) DHCP
7 1 (2.63%) IPsec
7 1 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (10.53%) Ingres
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.63%) HBase
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) UNIX Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) Exchange Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Solaris Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) XML
1 2 (5.26%) XSLT
1 2 (5.26%) Rendezvous
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Replication
1 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) UNIX
3 10 (26.32%) Solaris
4 7 (18.42%) Linux
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
2 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.26%) Benchmarking
4 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.63%) Information Security
5 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.63%) ERP
5 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
2 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Python
3 4 (10.53%) Perl
3 4 (10.53%) Ruby
4 2 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) MCSE
1 4 (10.53%) MCSA
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.26%) NCIE
3 1 (2.63%) NCDA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 12 (31.58%) VMware ESX
3 12 (31.58%) vSphere
4 6 (15.79%) Samba
5 2 (5.26%) NFS
5 2 (5.26%) Xen
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) SRDF
5 2 (5.26%) KVM
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) NetBackup
2 12 (31.58%) SCCM
2 12 (31.58%) SCOM
3 3 (7.89%) Puppet
4 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) VMware
2 18 (47.37%) EMC
3 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 14 (36.84%) IBM
5 13 (34.21%) Symantec
6 11 (28.95%) NetApp
6 11 (28.95%) Oracle
7 8 (21.05%) Lotus
8 3 (7.89%) Citrix
8 3 (7.89%) CommVault
8 3 (7.89%) Reuters
8 3 (7.89%) Cisco
8 3 (7.89%) HP
8 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
9 2 (5.26%) DataSynapse
9 2 (5.26%) Intel
9 2 (5.26%) Vignette
9 2 (5.26%) Open Text
9 2 (5.26%) TIBCO
10 1 (2.63%) Sybase