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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank 116 109 105
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing NAS 4 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.45% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 3.41% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 13
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£278 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £261 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £330 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £21.00 £23.69
% change year-on-year
+51.19% -11.34%
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
283 293 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.03% 13.19% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 163 193
Average daily rate £310 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £195 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 34
Average hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +148.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 20 August 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 -4 2 £225 -25.00% 3
North Yorkshire - 2 £335 - 4
South Yorkshire - - - -
NAS
England

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (90.91%) SAN
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
4 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
5 6 (54.55%) WAN
5 6 (54.55%) MS Office
5 6 (54.55%) Firewall
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
6 5 (45.45%) Scrum
6 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco
6 5 (45.45%) XML
6 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
6 5 (45.45%) SMTP
6 5 (45.45%) LAN
6 5 (45.45%) .NET
6 5 (45.45%) IIS
6 5 (45.45%) HTML
7 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
7 4 (36.36%) UNIX
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL
8 3 (27.27%) Linux
8 3 (27.27%) VMware
8 3 (27.27%) vSphere

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (45.45%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) SMTP
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior UNIX Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
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