Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for NAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NAS over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 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.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 90 97
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -
Contract jobs citing NAS 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.47% 0.50% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 2.97% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Bristol median daily rate £390 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
South West median daily rate £268 £375 £393
% change year-on-year -28.67% -4.46% -9.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Bristol median hourly rate - - £23.00
South West median hourly rate - - £23.00

NAS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 224 269 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.11% 16.74% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 182 193
Bristol median daily rate £368 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.33% +0.64% -6.67%
10th Percentile £166 £232 £202
90th Percentile £491 £538 £480
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +6.90% +0.69% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 10
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £18.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.97% +19.35% -32.24%
10th Percentile £16.70 £11.92 £8.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.30 £29.13
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +66.67%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Bristol

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Bristol

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in Bristol

NAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for NAS.

1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Replication
3 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 3 (37.50%) Xen
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (37.50%) Skype
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Skype
3 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Extranet
4 1 (12.50%) Intranet
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Unix Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Xen
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas