Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 99 127
Rank change year-on-year +3 +28 -13
Contract jobs citing NAS 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.50% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 1.26% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
North East median daily rate £429 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +3.13% +45.45%
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year - -0.06% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £20.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +119.51% -51.76% +60.38%

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 216 239 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.56% 19.17% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 185 197
North East median daily rate £415 £309 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.30% -11.71% +12.61%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £225
90th Percentile £540 £544 £520
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 32
North East median hourly rate £19.50 £29.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.90% +1.72% +48.72%
10th Percentile £11.09 £14.31 £17.43
90th Percentile £45.15 £44.50 £53.80
England median hourly rate £18.73 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -6.38% -6.98% -13.13%

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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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 +7 4 £455 +37.88%
Durham - 3 £335 -
NAS
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) ITSM
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
4 3 (42.86%) Software Distribution
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (42.86%) Runbook

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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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Akamai
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
2 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
2 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Telephony Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) ITSM
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (42.86%) Runbook
2 3 (42.86%) Software Distribution
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Application Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Dynatrace
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) VMware