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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 - 88
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing NAS 7 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.53% - 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.52% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £410 £347
% change year-on-year -10.97% +17.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £18.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +131.08% -53.75%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 199 248 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.03% 13.80% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 132 119
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £534 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 12
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.30 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.40% -16.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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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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 3 months to 30 March 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
Bolton - 4 £383 -
NAS
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (63.64%) MS Exchange
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Webroot
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WLAN
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WLAN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Storage Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (27.27%) vSphere
1 3 (27.27%) XenApp
1 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 4 (36.36%) Webroot
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
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