Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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)
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 75 78
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing NAS 7 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.88% 0.34% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 1.68% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Essex median daily rate £325 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.58% +35.71% +39.30%
10th Percentile £239 £413 £246
90th Percentile £398 £558 £388
East of England median daily rate £395 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -21.00% +33.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Essex median hourly rate - £16.50 £29.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.03% -73.41%
East of England median hourly rate - £16.50 £29.48
% change year-on-year - -44.03% -73.41%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 133 179 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.81% 20.29% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 125 100
Essex median daily rate £450 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% -
10th Percentile £162 £208 £262
90th Percentile £596 £505 £538
East of England median daily rate £370 £364 £375
% change year-on-year +1.72% -3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 17
Essex median hourly rate £14.20 £34.70 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.08% +6.77% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.40 £18.86 £22.05
90th Percentile £37.20 £42.95 £47.55
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Essex over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Essex region over the 6 months to 17 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
Brentwood - 6 £325 - 1
NAS
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Essex region with a requirement for NAS.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Broadband
2 6 (85.71%) Firmware
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) Bugzilla
2 6 (85.71%) STB
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (85.71%) Redmine
2 6 (85.71%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Trac
2 6 (85.71%) Issue Tracking
2 6 (85.71%) Defect Management
2 6 (85.71%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (71.43%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) Release Management
3 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
4 4 (57.14%) Marketing
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) VDSL
4 4 (57.14%) UPnP
4 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) 802.11
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) IPv4

NAS
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Broadband
1 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) 802.11
2 4 (57.14%) ADSL
2 4 (57.14%) Bluetooth
2 4 (57.14%) IPv4
2 4 (57.14%) IPv6
2 4 (57.14%) UPnP
2 4 (57.14%) VDSL
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Bugzilla
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) Redmine
1 6 (85.71%) Trac
2 4 (57.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Product Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) STB
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (85.71%) Defect Management
1 6 (85.71%) Defect Tracking
1 6 (85.71%) Issue Tracking
1 6 (85.71%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Release Management
3 4 (57.14%) Network Packet Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
1 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) VMware