Period
to 24 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 98 106
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing NAS 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.32% 0.43% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.26% 3.17% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Bristol median daily rate £313 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% - -
South West median daily rate £344 £363 £313
% change year-on-year -5.17% +16.00% -18.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Bristol median hourly rate - - £27.50
South West median hourly rate - - £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 266 221 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.24% 13.62% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 143 154
Bristol median daily rate £350 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% -9.68%
10th Percentile £156 £211 £211
90th Percentile £574 £588 £487
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 14
Bristol median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -20.00% +96.43%
10th Percentile £19.16 £16.09 £17.25
90th Percentile £45.45 £47.50 £47.56
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year -29.87% +0.65% +68.58%

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 February 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 February 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 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Xen
2 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Extranet
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) SAN Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Unix Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Xen
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas