The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 28 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 54 69
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15  
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.36% 0.20% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 1.43% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £363 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £425 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £425 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £410 £347
% change year-on-year -11.58% +17.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 86 70 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 15.36% 14.11% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 66
Median daily rate £450 £245 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -34.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £345 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £23.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £26.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Oxfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Oxfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NAS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Oxford -4 1 £375 -11.76%
NAS
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for NAS.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared