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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 108 107
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs citing NAS 5 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.28% 0.30% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 1.34% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Median daily rate £363 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £358 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £436 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.60 £20.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +120.22% -7.95%  

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 404 449 386
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.42% 22.56% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 280 233
Median daily rate £404 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.60% -5.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 37
Median hourly rate £23.75 £47.83 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.34% +101.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £25.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

NAS
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 4 £363 -
NAS
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 21 (87.50%) SAN
2 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 15 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
4 13 (54.17%) Citrix
4 13 (54.17%) Linux
5 12 (50.00%) Solaris
5 12 (50.00%) SQL
5 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (50.00%) Veritas
5 12 (50.00%) Tivoli
5 12 (50.00%) Netcool
5 12 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 12 (50.00%) IPsec
5 12 (50.00%) Clustering
5 12 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (50.00%) Software Distribution
5 12 (50.00%) Server Building
6 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (41.67%) VMware
7 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
7 9 (37.50%) Degree
8 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
8 7 (29.17%) vSphere
8 7 (29.17%) Converged Infrastructure
8 7 (29.17%) EMC VNX
8 7 (29.17%) EMC VMAX
8 7 (29.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 7 (29.17%) EMC
9 6 (25.00%) Computer Science

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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 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) SAN
2 12 (50.00%) IPsec
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (12.50%) HTTP
3 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) VPN
3 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Clustering
2 7 (29.17%) EMC VMAX
2 7 (29.17%) EMC VNX
2 7 (29.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 12 (50.00%) Server Building
2 12 (50.00%) Software Distribution
3 7 (29.17%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security
4 3 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.17%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.17%) Network Management
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Process Management
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (4.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.17%) CCDP
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) MCITP
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (29.17%) vSphere
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Netcool
1 12 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 12 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Citrix
2 12 (50.00%) Veritas
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) EMC
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) Dell
6 3 (12.50%) Juniper
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat