The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 30 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.

Network Attached Storage (NAS)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 107 101
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6  
Contract jobs citing NAS 19 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.00% 0.85% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.86% 3.25% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 8
Median daily rate £370 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +16.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £290 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £410 £347
% change year-on-year -10.97% +17.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £18.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +131.08% -53.75%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 492 584 408
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 25.99% 26.24% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 377 209
Median daily rate £405 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -10.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 26 35
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Hampshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Hampshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +14 5 £350 -
Winchester +2 3 £425 +6.25%
Portsmouth -4 3 - -
Southampton - 1 £450 -
NAS
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 34 (91.89%) SAN
2 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
3 27 (72.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (72.97%) VMware
4 24 (64.86%) EMC
4 24 (64.86%) vSphere
4 24 (64.86%) EMC VNX
4 24 (64.86%) EMC VMAX
4 24 (64.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 24 (64.86%) Converged Infrastructure
5 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
5 19 (51.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 18 (48.65%) Data Centre
7 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
7 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
9 9 (24.32%) EMC NetWorker
9 9 (24.32%) Linux
10 8 (21.62%) SQL
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.62%) Tivoli
10 8 (21.62%) Veritas
10 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
10 8 (21.62%) Solaris
10 8 (21.62%) Citrix
10 8 (21.62%) Netcool
10 8 (21.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (21.62%) IPsec
10 8 (21.62%) Clustering
10 8 (21.62%) Software Distribution

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (91.89%) SAN
2 8 (21.62%) IPsec
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (8.11%) DHCP
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
3 3 (8.11%) HTTP
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) VPN
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) BGP
5 1 (2.70%) Multicast
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.51%) Local Government
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 11 (29.73%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
4 8 (21.62%) VMware Specialist
5 6 (16.22%) EMC Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) VMware Support Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Consultant
7 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Operations Consultant
8 3 (8.11%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) EMC Storage Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Principal Architect
9 1 (2.70%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 24 (64.86%) EMC VMAX
1 24 (64.86%) EMC VNX
1 24 (64.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 18 (48.65%) Data Centre
3 8 (21.62%) Clustering
4 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Solaris
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Converged Infrastructure
2 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
3 8 (21.62%) Server Building
3 8 (21.62%) Software Distribution
4 5 (13.51%) Information Security
5 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Release Management
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security Management
6 2 (5.41%) ISMS
6 2 (5.41%) Security Management
7 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.70%) Network Management
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) Process Management
7 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
2 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
4 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.70%) CCDP
7 1 (2.70%) CCIE
7 1 (2.70%) CCNA
7 1 (2.70%) CCNP
7 1 (2.70%) MCITP
7 1 (2.70%) MCSE
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 27 (72.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (64.86%) vSphere
3 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (51.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (24.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (21.62%) Netcool
3 8 (21.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (21.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) VMware
2 24 (64.86%) EMC
3 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
5 8 (21.62%) Citrix
5 8 (21.62%) Veritas
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco
6 3 (8.11%) Dell
6 3 (8.11%) Juniper