The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for NAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NAS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 113 124
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11  
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 1.45% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £450 £435 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +45.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £355
% change year-on-year -8.75% +12.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £63.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £18.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +134.24% -54.37%  

NAS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 360 619 771
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.65% 25.20% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 294 340
Median daily rate £416 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.82% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing NAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Berkshire

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NAS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Berkshire

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Newbury - 2 £450 -
NAS
South East

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 5 (62.50%) SAN
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) BMC
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
3 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) VXLAN
4 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) IGMP
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) BSS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) OSS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (37.50%) Project Governance
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) BMC
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Extreme Networks