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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 71 67 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing NAS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -9.37% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £18.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +134.24% -54.37%  

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 168 132 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 22.49% 17.58% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 57 62
Median daily rate £450 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% +7.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

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

NAS
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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NAS in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Milton Keynes

NAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for NAS.

1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) DMZ
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) ADSL
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WLAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Presales
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering

NAS
Top Related 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) ADSL
2 2 (33.33%) DMZ
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SAN Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VCP5
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Altiris
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Brocade
2 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp