Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 18 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 99 137
Rank change year-on-year -26 +38 -28
Contract jobs citing NAS 12 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.51% 0.51% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 2.91% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £200 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -60.98% +127.78%
10th Percentile £226 £200 £494
90th Percentile £486 £200 £531
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £360
% change year-on-year - +18.06% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.25 £20.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +108.64% -3.57% -6.67%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 308 309 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.02% 17.53% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 170 196
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £160 £255 £253
90th Percentile £536 £539 £538
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £10.35
90th Percentile £54.75 £38.75 £27.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.37% +13.33% +25.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Buckinghamshire

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Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -20 12 £400 +100.00% 2
NAS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
5 4 (33.33%) Use Case
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) UML
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Clustering
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (25.00%) MCITP
6 3 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (25.00%) SCOM
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) MCSE
6 3 (25.00%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Data Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Economics
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCITP
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (8.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) StorageTek
2 3 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) Apple