Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 March 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 93 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +98
Contract jobs citing NAS 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.55% 0.079% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.59% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Reading median daily rate £513 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 309 224 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 21.08% 17.65% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 130 153
Reading median daily rate £440 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £261 £226 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 15
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £19.83 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +126.96% -63.95% +26.44%
10th Percentile £41.75 £16.38 £14.81
90th Percentile £49.90 £50.13 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £16.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year -28.36% +6.35% -59.62%

NAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing NAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for NAS in Reading

NAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NAS in Reading

NAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NAS in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for NAS.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) Replication
1 7 (87.50%) Reverse Proxy
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (87.50%) SaaS
1 7 (87.50%) Office 365
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) Software Licensing
2 5 (62.50%) Private Cloud
2 5 (62.50%) Public Cloud
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Licensing
2 5 (62.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SOA

NAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (87.50%) Office 365
1 7 (87.50%) SaaS
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
1 7 (87.50%) Reverse Proxy
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
1 7 (87.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Storage and Backup Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Replication
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Licensing
2 5 (62.50%) Private Cloud
2 5 (62.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) Software Licensing
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile First
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Records Management
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Asigra
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (12.50%) Hitachi
3 1 (12.50%) HP