Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 97 106
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing NAS 14 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.71% 0.35% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.53% 2.46% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
Bristol median daily rate £418 £230 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.63% -48.89% +40.63%
South West median daily rate £425 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +47.83% -4.17% -22.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £27.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 - £27.50

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 309 244 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.65% 14.33% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 168 116
Bristol median daily rate £345 £339 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% -9.67% -
10th Percentile £176 £200 £245
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Bristol median hourly rate £28.00 £31.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +17.59% +83.05%
10th Percentile £12.30 £17.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.95 £45.38 £83.00
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -3.03% -16.72% +76.11%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for NAS.

1 11 (78.57%) SAN
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Clustering
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 5 (35.71%) Xen
4 4 (28.57%) SCOM
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
4 4 (28.57%) Office 365
4 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) Skype
4 4 (28.57%) Contingency Planning
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) DHCP
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Replication
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Veritas
5 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (21.43%) Perl

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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) iPlanet
4 1 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
4 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) Skype
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) Extranet
5 2 (14.29%) Intranet
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.14%) FCoE
6 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 1 (7.14%) LDAP
6 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Unix Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) SAN Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.14%) Grid Computing
4 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) HPUX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Contingency Planning
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) C-shell
3 1 (7.14%) Korn
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Xen
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) KVM
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (7.14%) Samba
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 2 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (7.14%) OpenView
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Veritas
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Opsware
5 1 (7.14%) PlateSpin
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Sun