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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 134 116 113
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing NAS 15 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.17% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 1.43% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
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£380 £278 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.93% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £337 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.23 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+29.91% +7.14%
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
479 280 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.14% 11.84% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 154 164
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 14
Average hourly rate £15.36 £13.88 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -61.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
South Yorkshire - 9 £380 - 1
West Yorkshire -18 6 £360 +60.00% 5
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) SAN
2 27 (67.50%) VMware
3 20 (50.00%) Linux
4 19 (47.50%) UNIX
4 19 (47.50%) IBM
4 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
5 18 (45.00%) NFS
5 18 (45.00%) Windows
5 18 (45.00%) Firewall
6 15 (37.50%) vSphere
7 14 (35.00%) Red Hat
8 13 (32.50%) NetApp
8 13 (32.50%) SQL
8 13 (32.50%) Data ONTAP
9 12 (30.00%) Cisco
10 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
10 11 (27.50%) Veritas
11 10 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (25.00%) Brocade
12 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
12 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (20.00%) Migration
14 7 (17.50%) NetBackup
14 7 (17.50%) Nagios
14 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
14 7 (17.50%) MySQL
14 7 (17.50%) PHP
14 7 (17.50%) Informix
14 7 (17.50%) Apache
14 7 (17.50%) Tomcat

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (17.50%) Apache
1 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
1 7 (17.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (100.00%) SAN
2 18 (45.00%) Firewall
3 10 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (5.00%) HSRP
4 2 (5.00%) MPLS
4 2 (5.00%) OSPF
4 2 (5.00%) BGP
4 2 (5.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (5.00%) VRRP
4 2 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Informix
1 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
1 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) JIRA
1 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Consultant
1 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (17.50%) NetApp Consultant
2 6 (15.00%) NetApp Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) NAS Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) SAN Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Junior
6 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (17.50%) IBM XIV
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Linux
2 19 (47.50%) UNIX
3 18 (45.00%) Windows
4 13 (32.50%) Data ONTAP
5 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (10.00%) Solaris
7 3 (7.50%) SUSE
8 2 (5.00%) AIX
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
2 8 (20.00%) Migration
3 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (17.50%) Build Automation
3 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.00%) Change Management
7 2 (5.00%) Workflow
7 2 (5.00%) Information Security
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.50%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) PHP
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) CCNP
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) CISSP
3 2 (5.00%) CCIE
3 2 (5.00%) CCSP
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) NFS
2 15 (37.50%) vSphere
3 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Nagios
1 7 (17.50%) NetBackup
1 7 (17.50%) Cacti
1 7 (17.50%) SolarWinds Orion
1 7 (17.50%) Salt
1 7 (17.50%) Opsview
1 7 (17.50%) Graphite
2 2 (5.00%) SnapMirror
2 2 (5.00%) SnapVault
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) VMware
2 19 (47.50%) IBM
3 14 (35.00%) Red Hat
4 13 (32.50%) NetApp
5 12 (30.00%) Cisco
6 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
6 11 (27.50%) Veritas
7 10 (25.00%) Brocade
8 7 (17.50%) SolarWinds
8 7 (17.50%) F5
9 4 (10.00%) HP
9 4 (10.00%) EMC
9 4 (10.00%) Oracle
10 2 (5.00%) Aruba
11 1 (2.50%) Veeam
11 1 (2.50%) Symantec
11 1 (2.50%) Sun