Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 96 106
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10 +2
Contract jobs citing NAS 9 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.45% 0.83% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.40% 4.84% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 2
Bristol median daily rate £390 £401 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.62% +86.28% -52.22%
10th Percentile £312 £363 £202
90th Percentile £488 £538 £241
South West median daily rate £330 £425 £393
% change year-on-year -22.35% +8.28% -12.78%
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 265 310 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.20% 17.17% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 199 194
Bristol median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £188 £210 £200
90th Percentile £475 £538 £538
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 21
Bristol median hourly rate £43.00 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.57% +14.29% -9.26%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.33 £9.75
90th Percentile £145.88 £38.95 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year +7.59% +17.04% +3.85%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in Bristol

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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 22 September 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 (88.89%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) EMC
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Break/Fix
6 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Antivirus Management
6 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (22.22%) Replication
6 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
6 2 (22.22%) XenApp
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) NetScaler

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 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
4 2 (22.22%) Skype
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Backup Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Break/Fix
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Antivirus Management
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) GPFS
4 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) arcserve
5 1 (11.11%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle