Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 84 109
Rank change year-on-year -5 +25 0
Contract jobs citing NAS 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.14% 0.24% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 1.07% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Reading median daily rate £550 £375 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -13.79% +8.75%
10th Percentile £525 £363 £294
90th Percentile £575 £518 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +46.67% -16.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Reading median hourly rate - - £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £44.50

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 275 280 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.82% 22.22% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 140 264
Reading median daily rate £424 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.29% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £199 £263 £255
90th Percentile £575 £560 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 14
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £19.66 £21.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.99% -9.84% +16.29%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.86 £11.45
90th Percentile £56.25 £56.95 £60.80
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £18.81
% change year-on-year +61.54% -30.87% -46.27%

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 16 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for NAS.

1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) CCTV
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior IT Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CCTV
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Licensing
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle