The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 25 June 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 60 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing NAS 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.36% 0.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.19% 0.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.55 £20.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +115.04% -7.95%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 139 109 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 18.89% 16.69% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 45 53
Median daily rate £400 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 3
Median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.78% -71.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Milton Keynes

NAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for NAS.

1 11 (100.00%) SAN
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (36.36%) Business Process Modelling
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
5 4 (36.36%) Office 365
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (36.36%) Clustering
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
5 4 (36.36%) Use Case
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) SCOM
5 4 (36.36%) OpenView Configuration Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) SMTP
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 1 (9.09%) SAN Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Server Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) CESG
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Solaris
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Business Process Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) UML
3 4 (36.36%) Use Case
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Competitor Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Economics
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCITP
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PMO
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
1 4 (36.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) StorageTek
2 4 (36.36%) Sun