Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 116 109
Rank change year-on-year -17 -7 +23
Contract jobs citing NAS 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.28% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.03% 1.60% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -29.25% -
10th Percentile £277 £363 £501
90th Percentile £466 £388 £531
South East median daily rate £463 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +15.63% -11.11% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £14.20
South East median hourly rate - £43.00 £39.55
% change year-on-year - +8.72% -1.13%

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 296 374 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.73% 19.29% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 236 136
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £407 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.42% -1.93% +10.67%
10th Percentile £251 £219 £261
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £26.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.96% +67.19% +17.00%
10th Percentile £13.30 £13.63 £10.80
90th Percentile £59.00 £41.50 £27.05
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -42.86% +16.67%

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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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 2018. 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 -14 4 £380 +1.33% 2
NAS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) IaaS
5 2 (33.33%) QNAP
5 2 (33.33%) BitLocker
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) VLAN
5 2 (33.33%) Intranet
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco

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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%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Intranet
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
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%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCSP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) QNAP
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) StorageTek
3 1 (16.67%) Sun