The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 April 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)
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 100 89
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11  
Contract jobs citing NAS 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.29% 0.13% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 1.05% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £480 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £375 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £375 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -6.25% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £16.10 £40.00
% change year-on-year +167.08% -59.75%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 111 191 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 10.61% 12.23% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 131 146
Median daily rate £423 £390 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +35.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £293 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £340
% change year-on-year +6.45% +7.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 5
Median hourly rate £28.27 £11.00 £76.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.95% -85.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £10.20 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £16.50 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Leeds

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

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) VMware