Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 July 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 West > Dorset
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 41 33
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8 -2
Contract jobs citing NAS 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.58% 1.39% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.91% 9.59% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Dorset median daily rate - £393 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.23% +14.97%
South West median daily rate £375 £393 £419
% change year-on-year -4.46% -6.27% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate £42.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 Dorset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 55 73 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 23.61% 14.48% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 46 21
Dorset median daily rate £425 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +11.54% -17.98%
10th Percentile £300 £235 £155
90th Percentile £475 £488 £500
South West median daily rate £370 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +2.07% +0.69% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 8
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £19.74 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.15% -53.56% +2.41%
10th Percentile £21.06 £11.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £42.95 £45.70 £49.19
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £20.60
% change year-on-year +15.11% +68.69% +12.88%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Dorset

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Dorset

NAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Dorset

NAS
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Bournemouth +10 3 - -
Dorchester - 1 - -
NAS
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Dorset region with a requirement for NAS.

1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Sun
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) McAfee
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Back Office
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (50.00%) VAX
4 3 (50.00%) WSUS
4 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (33.33%) Brocade
5 2 (33.33%) NetApp OnCommand
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) IPv6
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Back Office
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) NAS Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) NetApp Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) VAX
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp OnCommand
3 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (50.00%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) Brocade
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas