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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 77 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing NAS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.097% 0.096% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £410 £347
% change year-on-year -11.58% +17.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £18.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +134.24% -54.37%  

NAS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 204 183 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.79% 17.58% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 82 78
Median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £255 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.75 £14.20 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% -64.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.50 £42.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing NAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -8 1 - -
NAS
South East

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) DMZ
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) ADSL
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Presales
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering

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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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) ADSL
2 2 (33.33%) DMZ
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SAN Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VCP5
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Altiris
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Brocade
2 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp