Period
to 21 September 2018

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 6 months to 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 133 147
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14 -12
Contract jobs citing NAS 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.40% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 1.08% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Leeds median daily rate £500 £480 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +47.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £475 £436 £273
90th Percentile £595 £496 £378
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £480 £325
% change year-on-year +4.17% +47.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £19.70 -

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 265 279 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.57% 12.75% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 153 238
Leeds median daily rate £455 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.00% +7.67%
10th Percentile £306 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £537 £565
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 13
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +113.31% -37.49%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.51 £14.20 £12.50
% change year-on-year +16.23% +13.60% -18.59%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for NAS.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) SAN
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (70.00%) Clustering
5 4 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (40.00%) Proactive Management
5 4 (40.00%) PLM
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (40.00%) CMDB
6 3 (30.00%) BC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (30.00%) CA
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (30.00%) Puppet
6 3 (30.00%) Big Data
6 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) IT Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Clustering
2 4 (40.00%) CMDB
3 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (40.00%) PLM
3 4 (40.00%) Proactive Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) BC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) CA