Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 20 November 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 152 136
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16 -28
Contract jobs citing NAS 7 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.24% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 1.94% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 10
Manchester median daily rate £350 £348 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +14.40% -23.58%
North West median daily rate £400 £345 £413
% change year-on-year +15.94% -16.36% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £162.50 - -
North West median hourly rate £162.50 - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 385 567 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.11% 16.19% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 328 265
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £115 £207 £205
90th Percentile £538 £545 £513
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 34
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +16.87% -17.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.90 £10.48
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.00 £31.80
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -10.53%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NAS in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 - -
Rochdale - 1 - -
NAS
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for NAS.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (57.14%) VoIP
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Replication
4 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) PPTP
4 3 (42.86%) Dell
4 3 (42.86%) Avaya
4 3 (42.86%) Veeam
4 3 (42.86%) Synology
5 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) PPTP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 1 (14.29%) PBX
5 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (28.57%) IT Technician
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Support
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Exchange Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) BYOD
3 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Android
5 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Email Filtering
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Xen
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
2 3 (42.86%) Synology
2 3 (42.86%) Veeam
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) IronPort
4 1 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Polycom