Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 130 154
Rank change year-on-year -19 +24 -20
Contract jobs citing NAS 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.23% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.53% 1.15% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Leeds median daily rate £463 £480 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.65% +28.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £391 £436 £363
90th Percentile £569 £496 £388
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £480 £375
% change year-on-year -14.06% +28.00% +11.11%
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 237 262 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.22% 12.02% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 146 250
Leeds median daily rate £450 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +17.86%
10th Percentile £313 £269 £291
90th Percentile £575 £543 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 17
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +100.00% -45.00%
10th Percentile £10.30 £12.36 £10.20
90th Percentile £46.50 £34.32 £14.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £15.38 £11.74
% change year-on-year +13.24% +31.02% -47.52%

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

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Leeds over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) BC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Google
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (50.00%) CA
4 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (50.00%) Big Data
4 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (50.00%) Ansible
4 3 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Cobbler
5 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity

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 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) CloudStack
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (16.67%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) Cobbler
4 1 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) CA
2 3 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat