Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 104 102
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing NAS 7 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.33% 0.67% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 4.19% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 5
Bristol median daily rate £375 £401 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.37% +74.13% -48.89%
10th Percentile £343 £306 £200
90th Percentile £418 £538 £288
South West median daily rate £379 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -10.81% +41.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £175.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £175.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +311.76% - -

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 287 310 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.65% 15.95% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 197 176
Bristol median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £181 £206
90th Percentile £475 £543 £550
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +5.41% +5.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 21
Bristol median hourly rate £39.78 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.05% +14.29% +40.00%
10th Percentile £16.83 £12.30 £11.25
90th Percentile £173.63 £38.95 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year +31.78% +2.38% -19.75%

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 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 12 November 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 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) Break/Fix
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (28.57%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (28.57%) GPFS
5 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
5 1 (14.29%) Skype
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Antivirus Management

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 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Backup Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Storage Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Storage and Backup Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
3 1 (14.29%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Storage and Backup Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Break/Fix
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) GPFS
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (14.29%) arcserve
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) CommVault
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam