The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Rank - - 50
Contract jobs citing NAS 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - - 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £400 £347
% change year-on-year -10.62% +15.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 85 54 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 20.88% 11.82% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 30 42
Median daily rate £425 £348 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -13.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £438 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £24.00 £8.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +182.35% -43.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Essex

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for NAS.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Life Science
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 2 (66.67%) MOS
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL

NAS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
1 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MOS
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
1 1 (33.33%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Clearswift
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) VMware