Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 December 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)
England > North East
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 92 152
Rank change year-on-year -3 +60 -34
Contract jobs citing NAS 12 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.91% 0.98% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.83% 4.53% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 16
North East median daily rate £429 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.25% +23.08% +46.07%
10th Percentile £345 £307 £298
90th Percentile £468 £445 £430
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.51% +156.06% -40.00%

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 the North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 206 265 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.64% 21.54% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 211 422
North East median daily rate £365 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% +1.56% -24.71%
10th Percentile £208 £195 £205
90th Percentile £522 £538 £462
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 69
North East median hourly rate £15.70 £14.31 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.71% -48.89% +23.08%
10th Percentile £13.96 £9.30 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £31.40 £36.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +7.48%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NAS in the North East over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NAS in the North East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in the North East

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Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the North East region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear +1 10 £440 +9.88% 1
Durham - 1 £335 -
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 North East region with a requirement for NAS.

1 12 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) ITIL
4 9 (75.00%) Windows
4 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
5 8 (66.67%) Runbook
5 8 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (66.67%) iSCSI
5 8 (66.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 8 (66.67%) Software Distribution
5 8 (66.67%) ITSM
5 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (66.67%) Middleware
5 8 (66.67%) HP
5 8 (66.67%) OO
5 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (66.67%) SQL
5 8 (66.67%) HTTP
5 8 (66.67%) HTTPS
6 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) EMC
8 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
8 2 (16.67%) Replication
8 2 (16.67%) Data Protection

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) HTTP
3 8 (66.67%) HTTPS
3 8 (66.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Storage Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
1 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) ITSM
2 8 (66.67%) OO
2 8 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (66.67%) Runbook
2 8 (66.67%) Software Distribution
2 8 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Management
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (16.67%) SnapMirror
2 2 (16.67%) SnapVault
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) HP
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint