Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 135 140
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 -24
Contract jobs citing NAS 24 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.75% 0.45% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 3.70% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 4
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £120 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +212.50% -68.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £311 £110 £245
90th Percentile £465 £475 £384
England median daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year - +12.58% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +157.58% -40.00% -7.17%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 462 405 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.38% 12.28% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 265 197
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £375 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.67% +7.45% -3.72%
10th Percentile £150 £140 £166
90th Percentile £500 £523 £479
England median daily rate £403 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +0.63% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 37
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.30 £39.13 £38.30
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.43% +12.25% +4.68%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in the East Midlands

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in the East Midlands

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in the East Midlands

NAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in the East Midlands

NAS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
Nottinghamshire +14 14 £375 -2.28%
Northamptonshire +8 3 £325 +170.83%
Derbyshire -6 3 £320 -28.89%
Leicestershire -7 2 £250 -
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for NAS.

1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) SAN
3 13 (54.17%) Unix
3 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) Hyper-V
4 12 (50.00%) HP
5 11 (45.83%) VMware
5 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
6 9 (37.50%) Replication
6 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 9 (37.50%) vSphere
6 9 (37.50%) EMC
7 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 8 (33.33%) HP Storage
7 8 (33.33%) 3PAR
7 8 (33.33%) EMC VNX
7 8 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
7 8 (33.33%) EMC VPLEX
7 8 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (29.17%) Firewall
8 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
8 7 (29.17%) Cisco
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) WAN
9 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (12.50%) iPlanet
3 3 (12.50%) JBoss
3 3 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (91.67%) SAN
2 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 6 (25.00%) WAN
4 5 (20.83%) DNS
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
5 4 (16.67%) DHCP
5 4 (16.67%) VLAN
6 3 (12.50%) LDAP
7 2 (8.33%) VPN
8 1 (4.17%) FCoE
8 1 (4.17%) Internet
8 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technician
1 4 (16.67%) Storage Specialist
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) EMC Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Technician
3 2 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.17%) EMC Design Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) EMC Storage Architect
4 1 (4.17%) EMC Storage Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) EMC Storage Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) HP Storage Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) SAN Storage Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 9 (37.50%) Replication
3 8 (33.33%) EMC VMAX
3 8 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 8 (33.33%) HP Storage
4 4 (16.67%) Clustering
5 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (8.33%) NHS
5 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Unix
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Solaris
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) AIX
5 3 (12.50%) HPUX
6 2 (8.33%) SUSE
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (16.67%) High Availability
3 3 (12.50%) Change Control
3 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Data Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Content Management
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) C-shell
2 1 (4.17%) Korn
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.50%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.33%) CCNP
5 2 (8.33%) MCSA
5 2 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) MCITP
6 1 (4.17%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Hyper-V
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) vSphere
3 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.67%) XenApp
5 3 (12.50%) KVM
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Firmware
7 1 (4.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) EMC VPLEX
2 5 (20.83%) SCCM
3 3 (12.50%) OpenView
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) HP
2 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) EMC
4 8 (33.33%) 3PAR
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) Citrix
7 4 (16.67%) Sun
8 3 (12.50%) Borland
8 3 (12.50%) Cognos
8 3 (12.50%) F5
8 3 (12.50%) Opsware
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 3 (12.50%) PlateSpin
8 3 (12.50%) Veritas
9 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (4.17%) NetApp
10 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 1 (4.17%) StorageTek